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Farrakhan #300739

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 07, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan's anti-white, anti-Semitic messages examined; his assessments of Judaism and Adolf Hitler recalled, quoted. [September 13, FARRAKHAN - claims blacks are God's chosen people.] Impact of his remarks on economically and socially depressed minorities considered. [Dr. Alvin POUSSAINT feels Farrakhan is emotional release for the impoverished black.] Libyan dictator Muammar el-Kadhafi's financial backing of Farrakhan noted. [KADHAFI - claims battle will be fought together.] [FARRAKHAN - encourages anti-poverty attitude.] Implications of major black leaders' refusal to publicly criticize Farrakhan considered. [Mayor Richard HATCHER - defs. silence.] [Author Charles SILBERMAN - thinks black pols. fear Farrakhan physically.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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