Road to the White House 1988

Walter Fauntroy on Jackson at Democrat Platform Hearing

Mr. Fauntroy, the chairman of the party’s subcommittee on national development, presents the Jackson position on the issues to be addressed by the… read more

Mr. Fauntroy, the chairman of the party’s subcommittee on national development, presents the Jackson position on the issues to be addressed by the party’s platform. Arguing that the U.S. needs a “new direction,” Fauntroy argues that the following items be added to the platform: increased funding for job training, increased funding for education, tax increases for the wealthy, a drug-free enviroment, and the use of public funds for development both abroad and at home. In conclusion, he states that the party must become one of inclusion, not one of exclusion. close

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Walter Fauntroy on Jackson at Democrat Platform Hearing

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Program ID:
2587-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 13, 1988 | 5:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 15, 1988 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 13, 1988 | 5:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 15, 1988 | 10:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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