CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 20, 1980
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(Studio) Report with regard to protest in Wrightsville, Georgia, introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Wrightsville, Georgia) Method of election in Wrightsville that prevents elec. of black officials explained. Supreme Court decision allowing at-large elections in Mobile, Alabama, recalled. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Director Benjamin HOOKS - criticizes Supreme Court decision.] [Andrew YOUNG - also criticizes decision.] Justice Thurgood Marshall's dissenting opinion quoted on screen.
REPORTER: John Sheahan
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