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Ethnic Violence / Brawley Case #319728

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 10, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Anti-Defamation League reported announcing violence against blacks and Jews escalating. Report quoted. Report introduced.

(Wappingers Falls, New York: Barry Petersen) Tawana Brawley featured. [Bill COSBY -condemns crime committed against Brawley.] Brawley reported being kidnapped and held by white males for days. [BRAWLEY - says one of captors was police ofr.] Brawley noted being found in plastic bag and showing signs of sexual assault. [Stepfather Ralph KING - says "KKK" and "Nigger" written on Brawley's stomach.] Anti-racism march shown. [WOMAN - dismisses incident as something that happens in South] New York Governor Mario Cuomo reported appointing prosecutor. Family noted claiming authorities attempting cover-up. [Frank McCAY - comments on situation.] Impact of Brawley incident on civil rights noted. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Benjamin HOOKS - comments on situation.] Cosby reported placing reward to help solve case.

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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