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King Birthday #306408

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 18, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) President Reagan, once opposed to making Martin Luther King, Junior's birthday a national holiday, said praising event today in weekly radio address; Democrat response noted.

(DC: Sam Ford) Reagan's remarks on King examined. [Voice of REAGAN - quotes King in arguing against affirmative action quotas; praises administration's civil rights record.] [Representative William GRAY - challenges President's claims.] "Washington Post" poll with regard to President's standing among blacks outlined.

Reporter(s):
Ford, Sam;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:01:50

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