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Thursday, August 7, 1997 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: WASHINGTON, DC CONTROL BOARD
1997-08-07

SLAVERY APOLOGY

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President Clinton this week backed off the idea of apologizing to African Americans for slavery. At the same time, the original sponsor of a House bill calling for the apology, Representative Tony Hall (D-OH), acknowledged this week that his proposal had generated too much opposition to be approved any time soon.

Guest:
• Dr. Michael Blakey, a professor of anthropology at Howard University in Washington, DC and the director of the New York African Burial Ground Project.


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