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In Depth (Bush & NAACP) #837980

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Senate approval of the renewal of the 1965 Voting Rights Act reported.

(White House: David Gregory) Republican efforts to increase support from black voters examined; scenes shown of President Bush’s first appearance before the NAACP; statistics on the African American vote in the 2000 & 2004 elections cited; details given of charges of racism behind the government’s slow response to Hurricane Katrina. [BUSH - speaks about African Americans & the Republican Party.] [Convention attendee Lawrence GUYOT†- says he’s here to save the Republican Party.] [NAACP president Bruce GORDON†- notes not enough is being done.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Gregory, David
Duration:
00:02:40

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