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Black Churches / Fires #167371

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 08, 1996
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(White House: Jerry King) Order from President Clinton for a stepped-up investigation into arson fires at black churches featured. [In radio address, CLINTON - comments on the fires.] [Operation PUSH Jesse JACKSON - says the government is moving too slow.] [National Council of Churches of Christ Reverend Dr. Joan CAMPBELL - comments.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Mike von Fremd) Lawsuit by the Southern Poverty Law Center charging that the arsonists of a South Carolina church were acting on behalf of the Ku Klux Klan featured; scenes shown of the burned-out Macedonia Baptist Church in Manning, SC. [Church attorney Tom TURNIPSEED - talks about accountability.]

Brown, Aaron;
King, Jerry;
von Fremd, Mike

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