NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 1994
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Brian Williams) The incendiary debate relaunched by the publication of "The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life", which is about the inheritance of intelligence and the consequent differences in race, examined. [On "Meet the Press", former cabinet member William BENNETT, Jesse JACKSON - clash.] [Co- author social scientist Charles MURRAY - compares races' IQs.] [Civil rights activist Roger WILKINS - reacts to the raising of the issue of racial intelligence.] [Social critic Jim HOLT - says the book provides a seeming scientific basis for racial division.]
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