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Blacks-Jews Rel. #302776

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 04, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Alabama) Discord in historical alliance of blacks and Jews in US, illustrated by 1960s civil rights movement, examined; films shown. [Harvard law school spokesperson Alan DERSHOWITZ - blames black leadership for current rift.] [Jesse JACKSON - responds.] [Nation of Islam leader Louis FARRAKHAN - addresses Jews.] Farrakhan, Jackson's anti-Semitic remarks, his meeting with PLO chairperson Yasir Arafat, Andrew Young's mtgs. with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) representatives recalled. [DERSHOWITZ - describes annual anti-Jew event at Harvard sponsored by Third World and black communities.] [JACKSON - claims blacks have prevented anti-Semitism from growing in US; explains.] Blacks' criticism of Jews and Israel outlined. [Jewish community leader Morris ABRAM - fears racist division of society.] [Author James BALDWIN - claims American Jews have opted to whites.] Murders of civil rights workers James Carl Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman in Mississippi in 1964 and 1978 Harris poll indicating level of anti-Semitism among blacks recalled. [BLACK and JEW - discuss latter's zealousness.] [Martin Luther KING, JR. - praise racial, ethnic unity.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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