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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 01, 1974
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(Studio) Hearing to be held in Salt Lake City, UT, tomorrow with regard to Boy Scouts.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Salt Lake City, UT) In Utah troops, no senior patrol leaders may be black. [Black Bert THOMAS - wants very badly to be patrol leader, but Mormon church supports Boy Scouts in UT, and no black patrol leaders allowed.] [Mike CLARK - believes discrimination affects blacks all over state.] Mormon scouts generally agree with church elders, banning blacks. [Larry WRIGHT - thinks too much of fuss being made over 1 position.] [Mike STOUT - says other positions may he held by blacks.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Mudd, Roger

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