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NAACP Conc. / Bakke Decision / Carter and Race Policies #259010

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 04, 1978
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(Studio) NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) convention in Portland, OR, reported Discussions of Supreme Court's Bakke decision and President Carter's record on race noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Portland, OR) [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) director Ben HOOKS - says times are bad because Carter, elected by large black vote, hasn't moved fast enough or far enough.] Other remarks by Hooks, include comments on Bakke decision by Supreme Court, stated. [HOOKS - questions validity of reverse discrimination claims; states statistics with regard to minority population in California and percentage in medical schools in state.] Defense of Carter administration policies by US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Patricia Harris reported [HARRIS - states jobs created by administration to help unemployment situation and notes future plans.] [HOOKS - says NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) won't give up.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Reporter(s):
Kladstrup, Don;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:40

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