Search the Archive

Black Colleges / Atlanta University #323454

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 03, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Fin. problems for black colleges noted. Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Christine Negroni) Decision to merge Atlanta Univ. with nearby Clark College featured; scenes shown. [STUDENT, Clark/Atlanta Univ. spokesperson Isabella JENKINS - comment on merger.] Solution to Atlanta Univ.'s fin. problems detailed. [Representative John LEWIS - talks about black colleges in area.] [Atlanta Univ. chancellor Charles MEREDITH - enumerates financial problems.] Impt. of black colleges in minority education noted. [American Council on Educ. spokesperson Reginald WILSON - comments.] [LEWIS - says these insts. can't be allowed to die.] Solution to black colleges' financial problems examined. [Clark/Atlanta Univ. president Thomas COLE - says education for minorities is necessary.]

Negroni, Christine;
Schieffer, Bob

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.