This program is 27 minutes long
(Washington: Peter Jennings) An inspirational day at the million black man's march featured; scenes shown of the crowd in Washington, DC. [Baltimore Mayor Kurt SCHMOKE, Rainbow Coalition Jesse JACKSON, Nation of Islam Louis FARRAKHAN, Southern Christian Leadership Conference Rev. Joseph LOWERY - speak to the people.]
(Washington: Ron Claiborne) The controversial march that was inspired by Black Muslim leader Farrakhan featured; scenes shown of the black throng arriving and then celebrating. [Black WOMAN - comments.] [LOWERY, youngster Ralleynde BAPTISTE, Farrakhan chief of staff Leonard MUHAMMAD - speak to the people.] [Two black MEN - comment.] [In rambling speech, FARRAKHAN - addresses the black men to stop feeding the degenerate mind of white supremacy.]
(Washington: Peter Jennings) Park Police estimate on the number of marchers here cited; scenes shown of the people moving towards the mall.
(Washington: Michele Norris) The story of two brothers, Al and Martin White, who attended the marches both today and in 1963, presented; scenes shown. [Marchers Anthony SMITH, Eugene BIRGE, WHITES - explain why them came on the march.]
(Washington: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Dallas: Brit Hume) President Clinton's speech on race in America featured. [At the University of Texas, CLINTON - talks about the million man march, the message of Louis Farrakhan, the racist rhetoric on the Mark Fuhrman tapes and the white view of blacks.] [Nation of Islam leader FARRAKHAN - responds to Clinton.]
(Washington: Peter Jennings) The background of the Nation of Islam, whose presence was seen at the million man march on Washington, DC, reviewed; scenes shown.
(Washington: Peter Jennings) Statistics on the black family cited.
(No location given: Carole Simpson) The state of the black man in America examined; scenes shown from the million man march on Washington, DC. [911 operator Charles ISOM, MAN, college student Gary BOLDEN, retired postal worker Alfred DENNIS, college student Charles BUSSEY, airline pilot Larobb LEE, black boy James HARPER - talk about black men.] Statistics on black male unemployment, earnings, crime and murder cited.
(Washington: Peter Jennings) The effects of Hurricane Roxanne on the Gulf of Mexico reported.
(Washington: Peter Jennings) Oil refinery explosion in western Pennsylvania reported.
(Washington: Peter Jennings) Release from prison of Stacey Koon, the white policeman convicted of violating the civil rights of beating victim Rodney King, reported.
(Washington: Peter Jennings) The future for the young black men at today's million man march on Washington, DC, examined; scenes shown. [Several black MEN, father Delbert ACKERMAN, teen Mark COPELAND, Vietnam veteran's son Rodney GREEN - talk about young black men in America.] The controversial role of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan against noted.