ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 1968
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(Studio) British conservative and labor ptys. recently confer in Blackpool. Report on racial harmony issue.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(London, England) 1 1/2 million of 50 million are colored people. White backlash dvps. [MAN - says curb needed on immigration of colored peoples. Create disturbing influence.] Colored people from India, Africa and West Indies. [Conservative Parliament member Enoch POWELL - speaks of possibility of re-patriation.] His enemies call him British answer to George Wallace. Powell thinks American experience shows can't live and work in harmony forever. [2nd MAN - says feels it'll dvp. into riots.] [WOMAN - says some control needed. Money spent on their welfare should have been spent in their own cntrys.] [Colored MAN - says better here than in American] [2nd colored MAN - says class and culture problems also involved.] [3rd colored MAN - says people who get worries are ones who go looking for them.] English will be happier if country remains white.
REPORTER: Bill Beutel