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NAACP Convention #284491

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 27, 1982
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(Studio) Opening of NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) convention in racially tense Boston reported.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Boston, Massachusetts) Criticism of Reagan administration said to be theme of convention [Ben. HOOKS - urges NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) to marshal political strength.] Role of equal opportunity business noted. Strained race relations said characteristic of Boston. May, 1982, scenes of racial fire-bombing in Dorchester section shown. [HOOKS - says racism is on the surface in Boston.] Boston's racism compared to that of Atlanta in 1960s.
REPORTER: Steve Young

Spencer, Susan;
Young, Steve

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