CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Rita Braver) Sentencing of Washington, DC, Mayor Marion Barry on his misdemeanor conviction for cocaine possession featured; courtroom exchange between Barry and Judge Thomas Jackson outlined on screen. Reaction of blacks to Barry's sentence noted. [Later, BARRY - reacts to sentence.] [US attorney Jay STEPHENS - denies role of race in sentence.] Reaction of blacks to sentence noted. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) executive director Benjamin HOOKS, Representative Charles RANGEL - offer differing opinions on sentence.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)
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