CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 16, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Tonight’s broadcast on Black Entertainment Television of Senator Trent Lott’s interview noted.
(Washington: Bob Schieffer) The call for a meeting of Republican Senators to discuss Lott’s fate following his racist remarks examined; Senator Bill Frist’s statement transcribed on screen. [From “Ed Gordon, BET,” LOTT – says this is a wake-up call.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Pascagoula, Mississippi: Bob McNamara) Lott’s political record through the years reviewed; details given of Lott’s Mississippi background. [Black Leadership forum chairman Rev. Joseph LOWERY- says Lott embraces the horrific dark shadows of America’s shameful past.] [NAACP Curley CLARK- says Lott has been in a segregated society all his life.] [LOTT – says the society was wrong & wicked.] [Mississippi resident Brenda Mae WELCH- says she will accept Lott’s apology.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Full interview with Lott on BET tonight noted.
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