ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) The story of the black sailors who fought for the Union navy during the Civil War featured; wartime photos shown; details given of the painstaking research. [At the National Archives, Howard University historian Joseph REIDY - reads some names and one man's story; recounts looking through volumes for names.] [George Washington University professor Adele ALEXANDER - talks about one Negro sailor.]
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