[Andrew Young and NAACP members criticize Bush]
Original Airdate: 11/15/1988
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Deborah Wang reports that notes that Andrew Young (Mayor of Atlanta) was the keynote speaker at a gathering of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund gathered in Boston this evening. Wang notes that many members of the Legal Defense Fund are skeptical of President George Bush's commitment to civil rights; she adds that civil rights advocates are worried about Bush making conservative appointments to the judiciary. Wang interviews Young about Bush's presidency and his possible judicial appointments. Young says that Bush did not exhibit fairness and decency during the presidential campaign. Wang interviews Tom Franklin and Rona Kiley of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Franklin and Kiley say that Bush is beholden to the conservative wing of the Republican Party. Wang reports that there will be several openings in lower courts and a possible opening on the Supreme Court during Bush's term in office. Wang's report is accompanied by footage of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund gathering, by footage of Bush giving a speech and by footage of Ronald Reagan (former US President) standing by as a judge is sworn in.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
African Americans - Civil rights
African Americans - Politics and government
Elections - 1988 presidential campaign and elections
Subject : Personal Names
Bush, George H.W.
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)
Republican National Party
Type : Genre
News - Television
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