CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 1971
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(Studio) Famous son of Jackson, Mississippi, returning home.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Jackson, Mississippi) James Meredith, 1st black admitted to University of Mississippi, returns to Jackson from New York City to become soap products distributor. [MEREDITH - says filth, crime and insecurity associated with black neighborhoods doesn't exist in Jackson.] Elijah Davis has returned to Jackson from Gary, IN, to open service station. [DAVIS - says left and returned to find peace, escape fear.] Former football player Roosevelt Davis, Robert Salone return to Jackson.
REPORTER: Foster Davis
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