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Job Discrimination / Nixon / Union Mtg, #205711

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 26, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon says he'll work for unions treating blacks and whites alike. 2nd day of Labor Department talks.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Chicago, Illinois) Police keep construction workers from blocking door to US Custom House [MAN - tells workers to conduct selves like men. Yell, but don't be unruly mob.] Workers hostile to press because of believed biased rptg. of blacks. Workers use "obscene gestures" to cameramen. Some camera equipment damaged. Workers march to Civic Ctr, Fighting breaks out after Rev, Jesse Jackson arrives. Some workers drinking beer, [JACKSON - gives short speech on how whites feel threatened and how Negro babies won't say "Yassir, boss" anymore.]
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Pappas, Ike;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:04:00

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