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Washington, DC / Million Black Man March / Farrakhan #156842

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 13, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Michele Norris) Preparations across the nation for the million man march of black men on Washington, DC, featured; details given of the motivation behind the march. [March organizer Benjamin CHAVIS, two black MEN, black WOMAN, Hotel Association of Washington president Emily VETTER, march supporter Reverend Al SHARPTON - comment on aspects of the march.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Nation of Islam's Louis Farrakhan, around whom this million man march centers, profiled; various current and historical scenes shown. [FARRAKHAN - calls for a spirit of independence.] [Building manager William MOREHEAD - comments on Nation of Islam security men.] Farrakhan's background as a musician and a leader in the Black Muslim movement of Malcolm X reviewed. Farrakhan's views on racial separatism and towards Jews reviewed. [On "20/20", FARRAKHAN - suggests separating blacks and whites.] [FARRAKHAN - speaks to blacks against Jews.] [Farrakhan biographer Arthur MAGIDA - points out Farrakhan's approach.] [Representative Gary FRANKS - refuses to support Farrakhan's march.] [CHAVIS - comments.]

Jennings, Peter;
Norris, Michele

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