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Segment 3 (Race and Politics) #491472

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 23, 1977
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(Studio) National Front Party racial disturbances in Great Britain reported Blacks, Asians said objects of violence.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(London, England) Street battle scenes shown. Usual nature of such scenes noted. Disturbances compared to racial trouble in American South. Clashes said political, between far right and far left. National Front Party objects to non-white immigrants, even to deportation of those already in Great Britain. [National Front Party Richard FRANKLIN - calls nation cosmopolitan ghetto.] Blacks and Asians born in Britain filmed in street festival. History of situation detailed. Great Britain's economy noted. [MEN - react to situation.] Unemployment among coloreds noted. [Colored MEN - react to situation.] Scenes of violence shown. Non-white youth attack police. [Mrs. Ambocine NEIL - blames trouble on deprivation of blacks.] Left now attacks rightists. [Socialist Workers Party Kim GORDON - compares rightists to Nazis.]
REPORTER: Paul Cunningham

Brinkley, David;
Cunningham, Paul

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