[Rodriguez comments spark controversy]
Original Airdate: 8/26/1986
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on controversial comments made by Alex Rodriguez (Head of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination) in an interview with The Jewish Advocate newspaper. Jones notes that the NAACP has called for the resignation of Rodriguez due to his remarks about anti-semitism in the African American community. Jones interviews Jack E. Robinson (President, Boston chapter of the NAACP) and Bernard Hyatt (editor and publisher, The Jewish Advocate) about Rodriguez's remarks. Jones' report includes footage of Rodriguez and interviews with people on the street about Rodriguez's comments. Jones reads a statement of apology from Rodriguez about the statements.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
Subject : Personal Names
Robinson, Jack E.
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Jewish Advocate (newspaper)
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)
Type : Genre
News - Television
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