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California / Language Proposition #306992

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) Debate in California over Proposition 63, calling for English to be designated as state's only legal language, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Assemblyman Frank HILL - feels supremacy of English language is under attack.] [Attorney general John VAN de KAMP - opposes proposition.] Legal and cultural impact of Proposition 63 described. [Proposition opponent Fernando OAXACA - considers move anti- immigration effort.] [Supporter Gerda BIKALES - disagrees.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Wade HENDERSON, Fresno Cnty. Farm Bureau spokesperson Fred MACHADO - debate issue.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Languages in which Proposition 63 appears on ballot listed.

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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