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Nixon / Appointment / Black Leaders / Moynihan #200048

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 13, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon makes appointed in New York and draws criticism from black leaders for earlier picks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Frank Shakespeare, CBS executive, picked as head of United States Information Agency. [SHAKESPEARE - Comments on American image abroad.] 6 black leaders meet w/ Nixon. Ldrs. voice hostility at news conference Southern Christian Leadership Conference leader Reverend Ralph Abernathy urges Nixon to make Martin Luther King's birthday national holiday to atone for assassination. [ABERNATHY - no blacks in cabinet; Johnson took 1st step and integrated cabinet.]
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Studio) Leaders complain about appointed of Daniel Moynihan as advisor on urban problems.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dean, Morton
Duration:
00:02:20

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