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Jackson / Molestation Investigation / Nation of Islam / Dyson Interview #745118

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Santa Barbara: Frank Buckley) The involvement of the Nation of Islam in entertainer Michael Jackson's affairs examined; statements from the Nation of Islam & from Jackson about police treatment quoted. [On "Larry King Live," brother Jermaine JACKSON - comments on the police.] The curious association of Jackson with the Nation of Islam discussed.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with University of Pennsylvania professor Michael Eric Dyson† about Jackson. [From Philadelphia, DYSON - recounts Jackson's association with black leaders Al Sharpton & Jesse Jackson before the Nation of Islam, which has majored in rehabilitating the image of black men; assesses the risks for Jackson in being linked to a black group led by Louis Farrakhan.]

Brown, Aaron;
Buckley, Frank

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