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Andrew Young at a press conference
[Andrew Young endorses Mel King for mayor]
Original Airdate: 9/22/1983

Length: 00:19:04
Item Type: newstape - original footage

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Description : Abstract
Andrew Young (Mayor of Atlanta) endorses Mel King (candidate for Mayor of Boston) at a press conference at Northeastern University. Jim King (Senior Vice President, Northeastern University) introduces Young. Young talks about King's candidacy for mayor of Boston. King says that he and Young have discussed ideas for local job creation and for trade between local businesses and third world markets. In response to audience questions, Young talks about his recommendation that King set up a trade mission to export local manufactured goods. King discusses the value of his endorsement of King and the differences among the political situations in Boston, Chicago, and Philadelphia. Young says that he does not consider Boston to be a racist city. Young talks about the potential impact of the African American community on the election outcome. Young refuses to comment on the the presidential campaign of Jesse Jackson (African American political leader).

Format : Tape 2483   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 100537 
Betacam cassette 101608 
digital betacam cassette 101638 
VHS cassette 101646 

Subject : Keywords
African American politicians
Electioneering (Political campaigns)
International trade
Urban policy

Subject : Personal Names
King, Jim
King, Mel
Young, Andrew

Type : Genre
News - Unedited

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