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NAACP Convention #488903

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 29, 1976
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(Studio) NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) meets in Memphis.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Memphis, Tennessee) 3000 NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) members meeting They'll pass resolutions for full employment, new federal housing and new federal commitment to school desegregation. [New York City representative Evelyn KING - says President trying to tear apart gains made by civil rights movement.] Delegates denounce Ford for his busing position. [Boston NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Thomas ATKINS - comments on president pols.] 50,000 belong to NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) youth groups; many of them feel NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) moves too slowly. [ATKINS - explains why NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) must move slowly.] NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) is 67 years old. Roy Wilkins has been executive director for 21 years He'll retire this year
REPORTER: Eric Burns

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Burns, Eric
Duration:
00:02:10

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