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Black Colleges / Atlanta University #323454

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 03, 1988
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(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.]

Reporter(s):
Negroni, Christine;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:20

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