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Missouri / NAACP Convention / 1984 Vote #90846

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 02, 1984
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(Studio) Jesse Jackson, Walter Mondale and Gary Hart noted all scheduled to address NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) convention in Kansas City, Missouri, this week.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Kansas City, Missouri) Issues before convention considered; films shown. [Executive director Benjamin HOOKS - notes nation is still building 2 separate but equal societies.] [Rev. Fuzzy THOMPSON, Reverend Emanuel CLEAVER - fear civil rts. have taken back seat to nation's other concerns.] [Convention PARTICIPANTS - praise Jackson's presidential campaign] [CLEAVER - notes danger of inflated expectations surrounding Jackson's efforts.] Problems posed for Jackson by his association with Louis Farrakhan considered; Farrakhan's attack on Jews recalled. [Convention PARTICIPANT, Leonard LYLE, HOOKS - believes media has overplayed Farrakhan's comments, that he makes sense; Coretta King mentioned.]
REPORTER: Betsy Aaron

Aaron, Betsy;
Koppel, Ted

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