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Civil Rights March / 10th Anniversary #472279

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 1973
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(Studio) Today is 10th anniversary of civil rights march on DC. Much has happened in decade since march.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Film shown from march led by Dr. Martin Luther King on August 28, 1963. [KING - expresses hope for peaceful integration and racial equality.] Civil rights gains by law outlined. Violent riots in name of civil rights also mark last decade.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(Chicago, Illinois) Decade ago, King found horrible segregation in North neighborhoods. [KING - believes hatred and hostility to blacks lies deeper in North than South] Little has changed in Chicago neighborhoods in 10 years
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Little Rock, Arkansas) Racial prejudice in South erupted here in 1956. Most strides made by blacks in South All schools at every grade level integrated now. [President board of education Robert McHENRY - believes 1 community now exists in Little Rock rather than separate black and white communities.]
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Watts, California) Unemployment rates higher now than in last decade. Martin Luther King General Hospital is largest employer in Watts but merely a dent in unemployment made.
REPORTER: Gail Christian

(DC) Racial segregation more pronounced now than 10 years ago. Blacks in cities; whites in suburbs. Black leadership turns to local level and election of black officials very important
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(Studio) Too many inequalities fought by King in 1963 remain unchanged in 1973.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John;
Christian, Gail;
Goralski, Robert;
Jones, Kenley

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