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Racism / Pennsylvania State University #320759

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Pennsylvania State University: Betsy Aaron) Anti-racism protest shown at University of Wisconsin in Madison. [STUDENT - declares won't accept racism.] [Pennsylvania State STUDENT - comments on racial tensions.] Black students reported protesting what they interpret to be racial discrimination. [Black STUDENT - asks that his intelligence not be underestimated.] Several black students reported arrested after sit-in for black demands. [Student government president Seth WILLIAMS - comments on racism at Pennsylvania State.] [Pennsylvania State president Bryce JORDAN - defends university] University administration reported agreeing to amnesty for arrested students. Black demands listed. [JORDAN - comments on situation.] [Prof. of education Harold CHEATHMAN - criticizes administration] No. of university protests noted incr. [American Council on Educ. spokesperson Reginald WILSON - comments on attitudes and behavior.] More black student protests expected.

Reporter(s):
Aaron, Betsy;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

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