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Jamaica / Black Power #210307

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 14, 1970
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(Studio) Dissident black power movement growing in West Indies.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Jamaica) Jamaican tourist resort; black dissenters incring.; blacks want better economy, more government voice; fewer foreign-owned business; officials discuss problems. [Mrs. Marcus GARVEY - says blacks don't rule own cntry.] [Marcus GARVEY, JR. - calls for black control.] [U. of West Indies Lloyd BEST - says political system not working, wants change.] [U. of West Indies James MILLETT - says black government no better than white.] [Jamaica Tourist Director Eric ABRAHAM - says not just blacks have problem, it's econ.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Reasoner, Harry;
Schakne, Robert

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