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Alabama / Jackson #84475

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 24, 1983
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(Studio) Alabama legislature recalled seceding from Union in 1861; historic appearance in legislature today of Jesse Jackson, 1st black to do so since Reconstruction, reported
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Jackson's meeting with George Wallace shown, discussed; Jackson's president aspirations noted. [JACKSON - praises himself.] Photos of Jackson with the famous and infamous shown; his recent support of Harold Washington recalled. [JACKSON - believes black presidential candidate is means of making Democratic party respect black voters.] Andrew Young, Walter Fauntroy noted mentioned as other possible black president cands. [Mayor Tom BRADLEY - denies black candidate is necessary for black political gains.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Brinkley, David;
Serafin, Barry

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