[Douglas Wilder visits Boston]
Original Airdate: 5/18/1989
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on a visit by Douglas Wilder (Democratic candidate for Governor of Virginia) to the African Meeting House in Boston. Jones notes that Wilder is expected to win the election; he adds that Wilder will become the first African American governor of any state in the nation. Jones reviews Wilder's career. Jones's report includes footage from an interview with Wilder at the African Meeting House. Wilder talks about his campaign for governor. Wilder downplays speculation that he could be a presidential candidate in 1992. Jones' report also includes footage of Wilder visiting the Meeting House and speaking to Ruth Batson (Director, African Meeting House). Jones notes that Wilder is visiting Boston to meet supporters and to raise funds for his campaign. The tape includes additional footage of Wilder visiting the Meeting House and footage of Jones's interview with Wilder.
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African American politicians
African Meeting House
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News - Television
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