ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 12, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Selma, Alabama) Selma's role in civil rights movement, especially Voting Rights Act of 1965, reviewed; scenes from that era shown. [Frederick REESE - notes number registered black voters now as compared to number in 1965.] Jesse Jackson's impact as presidential candidate on increase black voter registration mentioned; Martin Luther King, Junior and Sheriff Jim Clark recalled, shown. Project Save, white voter registration group designed to match and perhaps counter black political gains noted. [MINISTER - encourages congregation to vote.] [REESE - explains voting for Jackson.]
REPORTER: Jim Wooten
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