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Focus (Voting Rights. . . 25 Years Later) #577037

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 05, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Douglas Kiker) 25th anniversary of signing of Voting Right Act by President Lyndon Johnson featured; historical scenes shown of voter registration, of Alabama Governor George Wallace crowning black homecoming queen, etc. [Atlanta Mayor Maynard JACKSON, Greensboro, Georgia, elementary school principal William BREEDING, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Joseph LOWERY - comment on significance of act.] [Greensboro, Georgia, Mayor Andrew BOSWELL - talks about working with blacks.] [Voter registrar Felton HUDSON - talks about current black voter apathy.] Reporter describes being at Johnson's historic signing in 1965.

Kiker, Douglas;
Utley, Garrick

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