CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 23, 1976
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(Studio) 15 trustees of Spelman College choose black man to be president; campus students want black woman president
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Atlanta, Georgia) Admin., faculty and students lock trustees in meeting room. Group wants black woman president Campus security keeps cameras away from trustees meeting place. Public Safety Commissioner keeps Atlanta police off campus. Representative Andrew Young mediates dispute. Reverend Martin Luther King Senior and others come to support protesters. Trustees allowed to leave with promise they'd return tonight for formal negotiations.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall (WAGA-TV)
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