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New York, New York / United Nations Rally #402448

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 16, 1996
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) The marking of the first anniversary of the Million Man March to Washington, DC, noted.

(UN: Gary Tuchman) Report introduced.

(New York: Brian Jenkins) The World's Day of Atonement Rally at the United Nations in New York City featured; scenes shown of the day's events. [Nation of Islam leader Louis FARRAKHAN - calls for the United Nations to take up the plight of black people and Native Americans in the US, for peace in the Middle East and for the Muslim world to stop acts of terrorism.] Farrakhan's demand that the UN drop sanctions against Libya and Iraq noted. [Inside the UN, FARRAKHAN - says Libyan leader Muammar el-Kadhafi is a victim of United States and European evil.] Continued complaints about the Park Service estimates of the number of people participating in the Washington march mentioned.

(Studio: Judy Woodruff; UN: Gary Tuchman) The reaction to the refusal to allow South Africa's Winnie Mandela to speak at the rally discussed.

Jenkins, Brian;
Tuchman, Gary;
Woodruff, Judy

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