[Murphy and Bellotti talk about civil rights]
Original Airdate: 8/7/1990
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Hope Kelly reports that Evelyn Murphy (Democratic candidate for governor of Massachusetts) and Francis Bellotti (Democratic candidate for governor of Massachusetts) talked about civil rights issues at the Boston Globe Forum on Civil Rights. Kelly notes that the candidates agreed on most of the issues. She adds that the death penalty is the only issue on which the candidates disagree. Footage of Bellotti, Murphy, and reporters at the Forum. Murphy and Bellotti talk about minority set-asides, development in minority communities, and the civil rights bill in the state legislature. Murphy and Bellotti discuss their positions on death penalty. Bellotti talks about his participation in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Reporters look bored. Some reporters read the newspaper. Kelly reports that many voters are not familiar with the civil rights records of either candidate. Kelly's report also includes interviews with people on the street. None of the voters believe that either candidate has shown strong leadership in the area of civil rights.
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Subject : Keywords
African Americans - Civil rights
Electioneering (Political campaigns)
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Globe, The
Type : Genre
News - Television
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