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Sunday Cover (Congressional Re-Districting) #353785

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 02, 1994
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(Studio: Deborah Norville) The legal battle over the boundaries of Representative Cleo Fields' Louisiana Congressional district featured. [FIELDS - discusses people's reaction to him as only the second black Louisiana Congressman.] [Plaintiff Gary STOKELY - expresses his opposition to the district's current configuration.] [FIELDS - comments with regard to historically white male Congress.] Similar legal challenges in four other states noted; map shown. [Brookings Institution Thomas MANN, Justice Department Deval PATRICK, Congressional Black Caucus chairman Kweisi MFUME - comment with regard to related legal issues.]

Reporter(s):
Norville, Deborah
Duration:
00:03:30

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