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    Million Man March

    Coverage of the Million Man March included open phones segments, live crowd shots, interviews with rally participants on the Mall, and speeches by African-American men from all walks of…

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    Remembrances of 1960 Greensboro, NC Sit-Ins

    In February 1960, four black college students were refused service at a lunch counter in North Carolina. They staged a sit-in protest, which touched off a student-led demonstration movement…

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    Washington Mayor Inauguration

    Marion Barry, Mayor of Washington, DC (D), delivered his inaugural address and discussed various issues, including his goals for the upcoming term. He served as mayor for three terms, from…

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    DC Financial Condition, Part 1

    Witnesses testified on the financial condition of Washington, DC, before a joint committee hearing of two house subcommittees with oversight over the district’s finances. The meeting took place…

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    DC Financial Condition, Part 2

    Witnesses testified on the financial condition of Washington, DC, before a joint committee hearing of two house subcommittees with oversight over the district’s finances. The meeting took place…

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    Homeless Grants

    Housing & Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros and others announced $900 million in federal grants to cities and organizations to deal with homeless persons and talked about the money would…

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    District of Columbia Oversight Bill Signing

    President Bill Clinton signed into law the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act. The District is near bankruptcy, and the president explained that the Act…

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    Audit of District of Columbia Finances

    Mayor Marion Barry (D) and others briefed reporters on the findings of the fiscal ‘94 audit of Washington, DC finances. At his office desk today, Mayor Barry released financial reports that…

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    District of Columbia Town Hall Meeting

    A District of Columbia Town Hall Meeting about issues of concern affecting the nation’s capital,primarily school reform proposal and education & district representation. Following prepared…

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    District of Columbia Oversight Bill

    Marion Barry, Mayor of Washington, DC (D) and others discussed the District of Columbia Oversight Bill which should help return the city to financial health.

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    Democratic Party Issues

    Democratic leadership council hosted their annual conference. Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) was the DLC Chairman and DLC President Al From addressed the Progressive Policy Institute on…

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