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National Urban League / Reagan #526418

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 19, 1983
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(Studio) National Urban League's state of black America reported calling on President Reagan to declare state of emergency among nation's blacks.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Annual report's assessment of blacks' economy plight outlined. [League president John JACOB - considers problem that nation's responsibility; criticizes Reagan's lack of understanding of the disadvantaged.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Jacob's assessment of Reagan administration outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) President Reagan noted visiting black high school today.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) president's visit here to Providence-Saint Mel high school and response to Urban League allegations examined; deputy press secretary Larry Speakes quoted on screen. [REAGAN - praises school.] Reagan's standing among blacks, accding. to Gallup poll, mentioned; administration programs criticized by blacks noted. [Ethel BROOKS - isn't impressed by president's visit.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Mudd, Roger;
Wallace, Chris

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