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    Book Discussion on A Mayor's Life

    Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins talked about his book, A Mayor’s Life: Governing New York’s Gorgeous Mosaic, a memoir about growing up in Harlem and his eventual win…

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    Book Discussion on A Wealth of Wisdom

    Camille Cosby and Renee Poussaint hosted a panel discussion with some of the individuals profiled in the book they edited, A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak,…

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    Clark Campaign Rally

    General Clark talked to supporters about his presidential campaign. Among the topics he addressed were the state of the economy, foreign policy, and his background. Following his…

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    Former President Clinton's Office Opening

    Local politicians, celebrities, and supporters welcomed Former President Clinton as he opened his office in the Manhattan neighborhood of Harlem.

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    NAACP: 90 Years of Making Democracy Work

    Participants talked about the progress the NAACP has made over the past 90 years. In his keynote address, Mr. Mfume said that the NAACP would file a class-action suit against…

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    Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

    At an event honoring Rep. Lowey, First Lady Hillary Rodham-Clinton delivered the keynote address. She spoke about youth violence and the need for more stringent gun control…

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    Secretary Brown Memorial Service

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    Brady Bill Signing Ceremony

    President Clinton, joined by Jim and Sarah Brady and a number of congressional leaders, signed the long-debated Brady Bill. The Brady Bill creates a five-day waiting period for a…

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    Campaign '93 Analysis

    Mr. Rothenberg discussed the different issues prevalent in local and state campaigns throughout the country. During the program, excerpts from several local stations highlighting…

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    New York Mayoral Debate

    Two of the the three candidates seeking the position of New York City mayor answered questions on their platforms for the election to be held November 2. The Republican party candidate,…

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    South Africa's Democratic Future

    Following President Mandela’s speech to the United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid, he took questions from international reporters concerning investment in South Africa,…

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    30th Anniversary March on Washington

    Civil rights activists spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the 30th Anniversary March on Washington entitled, “Jobs, Justice and Peace.” The march, whose…

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    Terrorist Activities in New York

    Mayor Dinkins, other New York City officials and a representative of the FBI spoke in a news conference to announce the arrest of eight individuals in New York suspected of conspiracy to…

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    Gay and Lesbian March on Washington

    Politicians, celebrities and activists participated in an afternoon rally of the 1993 March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation. The event, which occurred…

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    Presidential Economic Proposals

    President Clinton and Vice President Gore met with a delegation of U.S. mayors to solicit their support for his economic recovery package. Following the meeting, the president, vice…

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    Arthur Ashe Funeral Speeches

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    Mayors Relationship to Clinton Administration

    Mayors from around the U.S. spoke in a news conference to discuss how U.S. mayors will relate with the Clinton presidential administration. The news conference followed a meeting of…

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    New York Senate Race

    Cameras followed the New York Senate candidates as they campaigned in New York, NY, approximately ten days before election day. Mr. Abrams campaigned with Jerry Nadler, a House…

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    Rep. Weiss Memorial Service

    Relatives, friends, and congressional colleagues of Rep. Ted Weiss spoke at a memorial service in a New York synagogue to eulogize the late member of Congress. Rep. Weiss had…

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    The Jewish Community and the 1992 Election

    Leaders of the Democratic Party discussed the importance of the Jewish community in the 1992 election. Issues such as health care, the economy, education, and Israel were focused on by…

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