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Election 1984 / Democratic Convention / Marches / Gay Pol. Influence #538116

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 15, 1984
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(Studio) Report on organized labor march in San Francisco, showing political involvement of labor in election year given. Labor rally at Civic Center noted. Film shown. Gay rights march also reported; film shown. Pol. effectiveness of gay movement in San Francisco and growing force in Democratic party cited. Film shown. Examination of gay political influence in San Francisco given. Police officers Robert Miller and John Lamb said to be gay. Murders of Mayor George Moscone and city supervisor Harvey Milk in 1979 recalled; films shown. [Current Mayor Dianne FEINSTEIN - announces shootings.] [City supervisor Harry BRITT - comments.] Pol. organization of gays described. [MAN - has made arrangements for Brink's truck to go from rally to Apple Savings and Loan.] Democrats' promise of representation to gays noted. [Gay representative Bill KRAUS - comments.] Britt's comments with regard to gays and Republicans quoted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom

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