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United States / Racial Tension #307901

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 20, 1986
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(Studio: Bruce Morton) Report introduced.

(Tampa, Florida: Bill Whitaker) Indications of incrd. racial tension across US examined; details given, scenes shown. Dwight Gooden's clash with Tampa, Florida, police last week cited as example [Witness Jerry HALSTEAD - describes police attack on Gooden.] Other incidents of Tampa police clashing with blacks reviewed. [Tampa NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Bob GILDER - cites black community's concern over apparent discrepancy in administration of justice to blacks here.] White violence against blacks and Vietnamese elsewhere reviewed. [Justice Department spokesperson Wallace WARFIELD - believes racial tension in general is on rise in US.] [Racial violence investigator Joan WEISS - thinks United States condones anti-minority violence; believes civil rights of minorities are being violated.]

Morton, Bruce;
Whitaker, Bill

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