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South Africa / Mandela in United States / Atlanta, Greenwood, Mississippi #575882

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 27, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Visit by Nelson Mandela to grave of Martin Luther King, Junior, in Atlanta shown. Report introduced.

(Greenwood, Mississippi: Kenley Jones) One Southern town's view of Mandela featured; scenes shown from Mississippi delta town of Greenwood, Mississippi. [In June 1966, Stokely CARMICHAEL - says "we want black power."] [City council's David JORDAN - says Mississippi delta and South Africa have a lot in common.] [Publisher John EMMERICH - comments on different views of Mandela by black and white Americans.] [Seven black PEOPLE - respond to question about who is Mandela.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Jones, Kenley

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