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Job Discrimination / Black Protest #447361

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 15, 1969
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(Studio) Black protesters and white supporters march again for construction jobs.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) 2,500 march for more black jobs in industry Blacks want 1,0002500 jobs over 5 years Contractors offer 200. Black coalition leaders negotiate. Offered state-operated training program. [Nate SMITH - says those people think we have no sense at all. We'll demonstrate tomorrow.] [Reverend Alfred PUGH - says blacks won't settle for less than representative in industry and jobs for blacks. Unless they give us 1000 jobs, won't say more to them. He cries while spking.] Talks resume.

Huntley, Chet

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