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Standard English Class #270047

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Apr 20, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to language of government workers introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Up With English class at Department of Health and Human Services shown and described. Most of students said black clerical workers who were handicapped because they did not speak standard English. [Department spokesperson James ROSS - says without ability to use standard English you cannot get the better Jobs.] [H.H.S. employee Williemae DENNIS - talks about her speaking problems.] [Teacher Lorraine GOLDMAN - says she teaches course as if she was teaching class of foreigners.] Success of course noted. Students reported still to use black English in appropriate environment.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

Adams, Jacqueline;
Dean, Morton

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