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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 20, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Atlanta's observance of Martin Luther King, Junior's birthday today, first national holiday for any black American, featured; scenes shown. Bishop Desmond Tutu noted given Martin Luther King Peace Prize today. [TUTU - asks for support.] [Coretta Scott KING, Andrew YOUNG - equate Tutu's anti-apartheid efforts in South Africa with King's civil rights work in US.] [TUTU - will remember those who helped them reach freedom; hopes US, Britain, Germany are among them.] [Vice President George BUSH - responds.] Bush and Tutu said meeting briefly and privately later. [TUTU -doesn't feel Bush went far enough in attacking apartheid.] [PEOPLE - explain day's importance to them.] Ceremonies in Montgomery and Birmingham, Alabama, and in Memphis, Tennessee, hotel where King was slain described, shown; number states not observing King's birthday mentioned. Demonstration in Tulsa, Oklahoma, over city's lack of recognition of day and vandals' defacing of King statue in Buffalo, New York, reported, shown. Upcoming item announced.

Rather, Dan

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