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Nightline: America in Black and White: Prom Night #741963

ABC Special for Friday, May 09, 2003

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  • Live discussion with Chris Bury (ABC) and Jim Wooten (ABC) re: issues surrounding the Taylor County, Georgia, public school where there have historically been two proms, one for white students and one for black students, except for last year when students decided to have one prom for all students (students chose to return have separate proms again this year). Bury's comments include a discussion of the recent change in the Georgia state flag.
  • Taped segments with Jim Wooten (ABC), Linda Drains, Cynthia McClain, student Haley Smith, student Colby Smith, student Gercia McCrary, student Amber Williams, student Gerard Latimore, Board of Education member Sandy Harris, school superintendent Wayne Smith, teacher and coach Lang Ogalsby‡, and unidentified others.
  • Reporter(s):
    Wooten, Jim

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