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Civil Rights Anniversary #230099

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 1973
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(Studio) Today is 10th anniversary of civil rights march on DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Film from August 28, 1963, march shown. Reverend Martin Luther King expresses dream of peaceful integration and equality for all races. Decade boasts considerable gains for civil rights. Benign government disinterest followed, and ghetto rioting broke out. [National Urban League Vernan JORDAN - insists black people aren't sitting around, satisfied with black situation today, but problems can no longer be solved by marches.] Civil rights movements are now locally oriented. Statistics outlined with regard to black gains and regressions in income, unemployment rates, poverty level, education, pols. [Wilma RANDLE - says blacks unafraid to fight system now because of black pride.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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