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Jordan Interview / Carter and Civil Rights #54870

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 25, 1978
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(Studio) Intro. to interview with civil rights leader, with regard to Carter administration promises and performance.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Studio) National Urban League director Vernon Jordan's July, 1977, remarks about President Carter's broken promises to blacks recalled; film and photograph shown. Interview with Jordan shown. [JORDAN - says disappointment in Carter conts., though some response has been made. Expected more from President Would like to see full employment legislature pushed. Discusses problems of leadership in White House, with regard to urban policy. Contrasts administration action on urban policy to that on Panama Canal and Mideast.] Carter's response to Jordan's 1977 statement noted. [JORDAN - thinks President was wrong.] Jordan's statement about black support for Carter in 1980 given.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Reporter(s):
Robinson, Max;
Walters, Barbara
Duration:
00:02:30

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