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Independence / Bahamas #27131

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1973
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(Studio) Tuesday, Bahamas to be independent nation. Formerly ruled by Commonwealth.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Nassau, Bahamas) Independence to bring pride and confusion. To be little change after independence because the Popular People's party runs government Bahamians elevated to all levels in jobs and whites forced to leave. [Prime Min. Lynden PINDLING - says all people welcome to Bahamas. Top objective to advance Bahamians to top positions.] Tourism declines since Pindling's administration Racial overtones exist whether voiced aloud or not.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

Reasoner, Harry;
Wordham, Bill

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