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Racism in America #312607

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 19, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Recent racial violence in Forsyth Cnty., Georgia, recalled; Coretta Scott King's call for future civil rights actions there noted.

(NYC: Bob Faw) Status of racism in United States examined; scenes of Ku Klux Klan activity interspersed with clips of Martin Luther King shown. [Bayard RUSTIN - thinks blacks' progress is amazing.] [Econ. Walter WILLIAMS - notes blacks' standing in international wealth.] Census Bureau's statistics outlined. [Joint Center for Pol. Studies spokesperson Eddie WILLIAMS - feels blacks are worse off now.] [Georgia PROTESTER - spouts racist, anti-gay, anti-drug rhetoric.] [Jesse JACKSON - considers Forsyth, Georgia, &Howard Beach, New York, symbolic.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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