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NAACP Convention #511221

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 29, 1980
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(Studio) Opening of NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) convention in Miami Beach reported; last month's rioting in Miami recalled.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Miami, Florida) Miami riots noted point of discussion at convention [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) executive dir. Benjamin HOOKS - says Miami riots are endemic to US.] Efforts by NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) to implement laws governing hsing. and employment opportunities noted; Hooks' belief that President Carter will draw large percentage of black vote in November mentioned. Sec. said tight due to recent shooting of National Urban League president Vernon Jordan; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Mark Potter

Reporter(s):
Pauley, Jane;
Potter, Mark
Duration:
00:01:40

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