CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 17, 1984
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(Studio) American Jewish community's opposition to Jesse Jackson due to his anti-Semitic remarks and association with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan recalled; Farrakhan noted meeting recently with Libyan dictator Muammar el-Kadhafi.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Boston, Massachusetts) Farrakhan also recalled predicting race war and threatening life of "Washington Post" reporter [FARRAKHAN - won't back down from previous stmts. regardless of who censures him, include President Reagan, Edward Kennedy or Pope John Paul II; praises Kadhafi; believes United States isn't used to responding to rebuke by former slaves.] Farrakhan's background, born Louis Eugene Walcott, outlined; his career as "Calypso Gene" or "The Charmer" recalled. [Altar boy Leonard DiCORDOVA - was impressed by Farrakhan.] Sec. measures surrounding Farrakhan's appearance at Episcopal church today shown.
REPORTER: Steve Young
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