NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 15, 1986
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(No location given: Denise Baker) Events leading to cadet Kevin Nesmith's chgs. of racism at SC's state military school, The Citadel, examined; details given, scenes shown. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson William GIBSON - wants alumni to do something.] Nesmith's letter of resignation and response of president Major General James Grimsley quoted on screen. [CADET - doesn't believe incident is norm for the school.] Governor said ordering investigation.
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