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Young / Racist Remark #252969

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 07, 1977
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(Studio) United Nations ambassador Andrew Young under fire for calling former President Ford and Nixon racists; meets with President Carter.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [YOUNG - believes Carter would ask for his resignation if job not being done right. Doesn't think vote of confidence needed from President President understands Young's motives. Thinks Carter understands his view on racism but doubts if he shares them.] Congress feelings with regard to Young differ. Senator Barry Goldwater's remark repeated. Young appears before congress committee [Senator William BROOMFIELD - sorry Young hasn't apologized for racist remark.] [YOUNG - states remark not meant as attack on personal character of Mr. Ford. Remark could apply to President Johnson and Kennedy.] 1 Congman. suggests Young count to 100 before speaking. [YOUNG - says he'd rather be fired doing what he thinks is right than to be successful retired amb. known for nothing.] Young remarks on poll with regard to his remark.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Bernard

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