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King Holiday / Civil Rights #883279

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 21, 2008
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(Studio: Harry Smith) A memorial service at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta honoring Dr. Martin Luther King's holiday shown.

(Atlanta: Byron Pitts) The civil rights generation, the new breed of black politicians like Senator Barack Obama and King's dream examined; details given about the issues in the 1960s and now. [August 28, 1963, KING - speaks about the future.] [Representative John LEWIS - recalls marching in 1965; tells young politicians not to forget.] [In Internet video, civil rights activist Andrew YOUNG†- says Bill is as black as Barack.] [Massachusetts Governor Deval PATRICK - talks about the generational phenomenon.]

Smith, Harry;
Pitts, Byron

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