NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 01, 2004
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Philadelphia: Brian Williams) Young black voters’ disillusionment with the Democratic Party examined; footage shown of black activists marching to Selma, Alabama, 40 years ago; details given about the differences in black attitudes today & during the height of the civil rights movement; statistics on black independent voters cited. [Representative John LEWIS- comments on young black voters today; states his concern that the Democratic Party is leaving out young, professional African Americans.] [At Philadelphia’s Penrose Diner, black voters Michael PEARSON, Melinda EMERSON, Dana CRAWFORD, Michael COPPAGE- talk about their attitudes on voting, politics & the Democratic Party.]
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