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NAACP Convention / Nixon Criticism #6083

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1969
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(Studio) Admin. roughly handled at NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) convention Admin. tries to win friends there.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Jackson, Mississippi) Admin. spns. come to convention with $173,000 federal contract for survey of minority building contractors. Criticism of Nixon policy still grows. [Chairperson NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Bd. Stephen SPOTTSWOOD - says gains made in 1958-68 threatened by nullification. Clear cry from DC: "if you're black, stay back." Moderate Negroes don't want overthrow American system; just want share.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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