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Students at Boston University attend a prayer service
[BU Theology students talk about the Persian Gulf War]
Original Airdate: 1/21/1991

Length: 00:03:06
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Hope Kelly reports that students from the Boston University School of Theology held a ceremony to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (American civil rights leader). She notes that attendees at the gathering also prayed for peace in the Persian Gulf. Kelly's report includes footage from interviews with BU Theology students Virgil Hammett, Leon Chestnut, Jessica Davis, and Roxie Coicou. The students talk about civil rights, the legacy of King, and their desire for a peaceful resolution to the Persian Gulf Crisis. Kelly's report also includes footage from the ceremony. Chestnut, Hammett and Davis address the gathered students and lead prayers to end the war.

Contributor : Reporter
Hope Kelly
Format : Tape 7772   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 106978 
VHS cassette 106955 
Betacam cassette 107238 
digital betacam cassette 107237 

Subject : Keywords
African Americans - Civil rights
Peace movements
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Universities and colleges

Subject : Personal Names
Chestnut, Leon
Coicou, Roxie
Davis, Jessica
Hammett, Virgil
Kelly, Hope
King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston University

Subject : Geographic Locations
Middle East

Type : Genre
News - Television

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