CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 03, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Saint Louis, Missouri) [PUSH director Jesse JACKSON - calls for share of private trade.] PUSH's pressure on corps. to respond to black economy needs noted. [JACKSON - claims Black Americans spent more with corporate America last year than USSR , Japan and China (PR) combined.] PUSH's agreement with Heublein Corporation to tunnel funds into black business outlined. [Heublein chairperson Hicks WALDRON - explains company's stance.] No. black wslers. for Coca-Cola noted; commercial shown courtesy Seven-Up. [Seven-Up vice president for corporation affairs Guy SMITH - denies being pressured into deal with PUSH.] Jackson's call for ntnwide. black boycott of Anheuser-Busch due to its refusal to enter into trade agreement discussed. [JACKSON - explains PUSH's position.] Busch's response to Jackson's allegations detailed. [JACKSON - vows to break Busch.] [Economist Walter WILLIAMS - thinks boycott strategy raises expectations without delivering; notes difference between constitutional and economy boycotts.] [JACKSON - comments.]
REPORTER: Derrick Blakely
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