NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 17, 1994
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(Studio: Jane Pauley) Report introduced.
(Washington: Joe Johns) The overall direction being taken by the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) civil right organization latest, now in the midst of a crisis over the payoff by chairman Ben Chavis to a woman suing for sexual harassment, examined. [Board member Leroy WARREN - calls for Chavis to resign.] [CHAVIS - responds.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) 's Juanita NORWOOD - comments.] Historical and current civil rights scenes shown. ["Tikkun" magazine Michael LERNER, CHAVIS - debate the relationship with radical Louis Farrakhan.] [Nation of Islam FARRAKHAN - cites his link to the organization.] [Young MAN - comments.]