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Lewiston, Maine / Racial Tension / Hale #719208

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 09, 2003
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Axelrod) Racial tension over the growing community of African immigrants in Lewiston, Maine, featured; details given of a planned demonstration by white supremacists, led by Matthew Hale, against the people from Somalia. [Lewiston police department chief William WELCH†- comments on Hale’s arrest yesterday in Chicago.] [Somali immigrant Fatuma HUSSEIN†- says we are not scared of the hate people.] [Lewiston WOMAN – says we have to take care of our people.] [Somali MAN – says this was a safe place to raise kids.] [Lewiston Mayor Larry RAYMOND†- comments on asking the Somalis to tell their friends to stop coming.]

Rather, Dan;
Axelrod, Jim

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