ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 17, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Ceremonies across America remembering Dr. Martin Luther King shown. [New Hampshire Governor Jeanne SHAHEEN - says this is the first King holiday in her state.]
(White House: John Cochran) President Clinton's promotion of civil rights and race during his tow terms in office reviewed. [CLINTON - comments.] [Republican Representative J.C. WATTS, entertainer Oprah WINFREY - give the president credit for improvements.] [Representative John LEWIS - says Clinton has been unable to get the people to move on race.] [Dr. Martin Luther KING III - cites politics.] Clinton's attempt to write a book on his thoughts on race in America while he is still in office noted.
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