NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 11, 1971
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(Studio) Report on South Carolina Governor West.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Columbia, South Carolina) Moderate Democrat John C. West surprise winner in last South Carolina Gubernatorial election. [WEST - pledges full status to minority groups in colorblind Government.] West appoints black Jim Clyburn to 4 man Executive Staff; state hiring discrimination being investigated. [WEST - believes equal opportunity programs will make blacks realize getting fair treatment; whites realize state will advance when all citizens advance economically.] [SC NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Spokesperson Isaac WILLIAMS - believes handwriting on wall for all racist oriented politicians.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs