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Jackson and Anti-Semitism #295575

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 24, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(New Hampshire)Continuing controversy over Jesse Jackson's alleged anti-Semitic remarks recently and his lack of denial examined. [Barbara WALTERS - questions Jackson's ostensible reference to New York City Jews.] [JACKSON - doesn't remember.] "Washington Post" editorial quoted on screen. [Sunday, JACKSON - doesn't recall using such terminology.] "Washington Post" reporters said claiming Jackson made remark in question. [Tues, JACKSON - evades answering.] [Thursday, JACKSON - declines comment.] [Today, JACKSON - feels facts are being distorted; claims his lack of memory is tantamount to denial.] [Morris GOLDBERG - is skeptical about Jackson's alleged loss of memory.] [David LEACH - dismisses controversy.] Possible impact of issue on Jackson's campaign and relationship with Walter Mondale considered.

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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