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Black Americans #310979

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Frederick Douglass quoted.

(NYC: Bob Faw) Contd. disparity between blacks and whites in United States and implications for nation's July 4th celebrations examined; scenes shown. [Ray CHARLES - sings.] [Museum curator Roy BRYCE-LaPORTE - notes unfairness of US history.] [Author Imamu BARAKA - cites black Americans' history.] [Publisher John JOHNSON - feels color keeps blacks separate.] [New York state legislature Roger GREEN - feels July 4th celebration is irrelevant for blacks.] [Grambling football coach Eddie ROBINSON, Blue Angels PILOT - praise opportunity afforded indivs. in US.] [JOHNSON - doesn't think Statue of Liberty holds same promise for blacks as it does for whites.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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