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Person of The Week (Sharon Pratt Dixon) #131549

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 04, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Washington, DC, Mayor Sharon Pratt Dixon, first black woman mayor of a major American city, profiled; scenes shown. [DIXON - cites goals for her city, especially need to end killings.] Problems facing Dixon reviewed. [Washington delegate to Congress Eleanor Holmes NORTON - talks about kind of leadership needed.] [DIXON - expresses optimism.] [Representative Steny HOYER - talks about Dixon.] Dixon's background reviewed; photos shown. Arrest of Mayor Marion Barry on cocaine charges recalled. [DIXON - continues her speech.]

Simpson, Carole

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