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NAACP Convention #500008

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 04, 1978
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(Studio) NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) convention mtgs. through holiday in Portland, OR, reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Portland, OR) Convention discussion of President Carter's aid to blacks described. [U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Patricia HARRIS - believes administration moves cautiously and with view to readiness of country to make sacrifices.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) director Ben. HOOKS - notes amount of black vote for Carter and says President hasn't moved fast or far enough.] Hooks' other comments, include reaction to Supreme Court's Bakke decision, reported [HOOKS -says demonstrations for racial equality won't stop.]
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff

Brinkley, David;
Sternoff, Bill

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