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Alabama / Black Muslim Cattle Poisoning #15150

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 20, 1971
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(Studio) Black Muslim farmers cattle poisoned 2nd time in Alabama.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Ashville, Alabama) Film shows dead cattle. [Unidentified Muslim FARMER - says blacks called lazy, shiftless; when try to economically strengthen themselves, effort made to destroy us; whoever poisoned cattle stooped below scum of earth.] Surviving cattle being shipped to farm in another cnty.; Muslims to grow crops in Ashville.
REPORTER: David Snell

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David
Duration:
00:02:00

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