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Georgia / Civil Rights March #312700

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 23, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Forsyth Cnty., Georgia: Bill Whitaker) Preparations here for Sunday's civil rights march, protesting last weekend's Ku Klux Klan attack on marchers, featured; details given, scenes shown. [Hosea WILLIAMS - notes significance of march since Martin Luther King's death.] Coretta Scott King, Jesse Jackson and Gary Hart mentioned among those participating. Forsyth Cnty.'s all-white population noted. [Reverend Joseph LOWERY - comments.] [Sheriff Wesley WALRAVEN - claims security precautions will be adequate.] [MAN - notes his generation, having missed civil rights movement of the 1960s, now must take stand.] [RESIDENT - feels most moved to county due to its all-white composition.] [RESIDENT - doesn't want blacks here.] [WOMAN - is embarrassed.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Justice Department civil rights division chief William Bradford Reynolds' presence in Forsyth Cnty. tomorrow reported; Reynolds quoted.

Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill

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