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NAACP / Wilson #290861

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 11, 1983
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(Studio) NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) executive board reported barring national chairperson Margaret Bush Wilson from performing any duties; action recalled stemming from Wilson's suspension of executive director Benjamin Hooks.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Chicago, Illinois) NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) 's internal conflict examined; films shown. Wilson's allegations against Hooks and board's response noted. [Vice chairperson Kelly ALEXANDER - claims Wilson's chgs. are groundless.] [Bd. member Nathaniel COLLEY - explains problem.] [HOOKS - denies organization has been weakened by in-fighting.] Possible problem board faces at next month's annual convention in New Orleans mentioned.
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Schieffer, Bob;
Vieira, Meredith

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