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King Memorial / Virginia Issue #480555

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 26, 1975
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(Studio) Report on King still stirring up public passions.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Norfolk, Virginia) Black community wants to build memorial to King in black part of city. Ex-police chief, council member Claude Staylor, leads opposition. City council meeting shown. 14,000 sign petition for statue. [William CECIL - says this outrageous pack of lies heard before from John Birch Society and KKK.] [Mayor Irvine HILL - asks Cecil to confine remarks to issue.] [STAYLOR - says his remarks are propaganda, but let him speak.] [CECIL - criticizes Staylor. Says he's guilty of lies and slander and shouldn't stay in office.]
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

Chancellor, John;
Simpson, Carole

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