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Person of The Week (Jack Healey) #118130

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 23, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Executive director of Amnesty International Jack Healey and his involvement with rock music profiled; details given, scenes shown. [HEALEY - talks about element of surprise in both human rights abuse campaigns. and rock music.] Rock tour for Amnesty International explained; scenes shown of group singing. ["STING" - says he hopes tour will make amnesty more powerful.] Response of human rights activists to Amnesty International's role in helping free political dissidents detailed. [UN' Therese PAQUET-SEVIGNY - says it is important for groups to reach out to younger generations.] Musicians on tour named. [HEALEY - says he had to turn some performers down.] Logistical problems explained. [Corporate sponsor, Reebok International, president Joe LABONTE - talks about Healey.] [Journalist Jacob WEISBERG - criticizes commercialization of Amnesty International] Healey's career reviewed; photos shown. [HEALEY - comments.]

Jennings, Peter

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