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Communist Workers Party #273088

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 03, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(NYC) Communist Workers party (CWP) demonstrations at rally for John Anderson in Detroit, New York City recalled; August 5, 1980, egg-throwing incident at Anderson meeting shown. [August 6, 1980, President CARTER and CWP PROTESTER - exchange comments.] [July 23, 1980, North Carolina Governor Jim HUNT and CWP PROTESTER - exchange comments.] Confrontation between CWP demonstrators and Ku Klux Klan and Nazis in Greensboro, North Carolina, recalled, shown. Victims of that incident, William Sampson, Sandra Smith, Ceasar Cauce, Dr. Michael Nathan, Dr. James Waller, said typifying CWP mbrs.; details given, photos shown. [Signe WALLER - comments on party] Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin mentioned; background of CWP, which began in NYC's Chinatown in 1970s, as Asian Study Group, outlined. [CWP member Joyce JOHNSON - comments.] Details of party and "Workers' Viewpoint" magazine given.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel (WCBS-TV newstape) (WTVD newstape) (WFMY-TV newstape)

Reporter(s):
Kuralt, Charles
Duration:
00:05:20

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