NBC Evening News for Friday, May 01, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(White House: John Cochran) Approach of President Bush to the events developing out of Los Angeles featured; photos shown of Bush meeting with civil rights leaders. [Commission on Civil Rights Arthur FLETCHER - calls for leadership like that of President Lyndon Johnson.] Johnson's war on poverty recalled. [On May 4, 1991, BUSH - makes speech attacking Johnson's liberalism.] Bush shown honoring singer Michael Jackson. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) executive director Benjamin HOOKS - comments.] What Bush will say in tonight's address to the nation outlined.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with Senator Bill Bradley, who has been critical of Bush on the subject of race relations. [BRADLEY - suggests what the administration could have been done earlier; says first the violence must be stopped and then a policy to change urban America must be developed; adds that there is a climate for civil rights moves.]
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