ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Southern Christian Leadership Conference president Joseph Lowery reported asking President Bush to take more active role in civil rights.
(Washington: Walter Rodgers) Bush and civil rights featured. [Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Ralph NEAS - says there has been talk, but no substantive leadership.] [Jesse JACKSON - criticizes Bush for not appointing assistant attorney general for civil rights.] Senate rejection of William Lucas for that post recalled. [Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - says we are not asleep at the switch.] Background of John Dunne, next nominee for post, noted.
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