Skip Navigation WGBH The Ten O'Clock News
WGBH: The Ten O'Clock News
Browse by Category:

Christy George interviews Andrew Young about foreign policy and African Americans in politics
Watch QuickTime
[Christy George interviews Andrew Young]
Original Airdate: 9/22/1983

Length: 00:17:56
Item Type: newstape - original footage

Go to full description for this item.

Description : Abstract
Christy George interviews Andrew Young (Mayor of Atlanta). Young talks about his efforts to facilitate international trade between Atlanta businesses and third-world nations. Young says that urban mayors can help local businesses by leading trade delegations and encouraging local businesses to get involved in emerging markets. Young criticizes the federal government's reliance on the military in conducting foreign policy. He says that the US must act with intelligence and rely on diplomacy to solve world problems. Young talks about US involvement in Vietnam, Lebanon, and El Salvador. Young and George discuss African Americans in politics. Young does not believe that a candidate should not represent one single constituency. Young says that more African Americans need to be elected as senators, mayors and governors before an African American is elected as president. Footage of Young at a cocktail party at the Parker House in Boston. Other guests include Bruce Bolling (Boston City Council) and Hubie Jones (Dean of the School of Social Work, Boston University).

Contributor : Reporter
christy george
Format : Tape 2482   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 100533 
VHS cassette 101661 
Betacam cassette 70782 
digital betacam cassette 71115 

Subject : Keywords
African American politicians
Cultural and social events
International trade
United States - Foreign relations
Urban policy

Subject : Personal Names
George, Christy
Young, Andrew

Type : Genre
News - Unedited

Browse Clips by:
Subject | Personal Name | Corporate Name
Geographic Location | Video Clip

About the Collection:
History | Arrangement | Scope + Content | Access Tools

The Ten O'Clock News Home | WGBH

The Ten O'Clock News Project is a production of the WGBH Archives.
©2003 WGBH Educational Foundation.