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Racial Violence / New York City #307924

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Bob Faw) Escalation of racial violence in Howard Beach section of Queens reported coming with death of Michael Griffith while fleeing white attackers; details given, scenes shown. [Police commissioner Benjamin WARD - equates Griffith's death with lynching.] No. arrested noted. [Mayor Edward KOCH - comments.] Racial violence elsewhere in country this year recalled. [Author J. Anthony LUKAS - feels racism is entrenched.] [MAN - notes whites' attitude toward blacks in area.] [Reverend Herbert DAUGHTRY - comments.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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