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Black History Month #302141

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 28, 1985
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(Studio) History of Black History Month recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Jackson, Mississippi) City's role in 1960s civil rights movement recalled; black community's effort to keep black history alive as means of preventing its repeat examined. [Activist James MEREDITH - feels knowledge of black history will help blacks help themselves.] Films shown. State museum's permanent exhibit on issue, thought first in nation, featured. [Eudora WELTY - notes exhibit provides evidence.] [STUDENTS - react to exhibit.] [Ann MOODY - recalls her role in civil rights movement] Moody's experiences reviewed; films, photos shown. [MOODY - is proud of her role.] [STUDENT - cites relationship between history and course of society's future.]

Rabel, Ed;
Rather, Dan

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