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Friday, August 9, 1996

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  • Ross Perot and the Reform Party

    THIS WEEKEND IN LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA, DELEGATES OF ROSS PEROT’S REFORM PARTY WILL GATHER FOR THE FIRST OF A TWO-PART PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATING CONVENTION. BOTH PEROT AND HIS CHALLENGER, FORMER COLORADO GOVERNOR DICK LAMM, WILL ADDRESS CONVENTION DELEGATES ON SUNDAY. THEN REFORM PARTY MEMBERS WILL VOTE BY MAIL, TELEPHONE AND THROUGH THE INTERNET TO PICK THE PARTY’S PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE. AND MOST OBSERVERS AGREE, THAT CANDIDATE WILL BE BILLIONAIRE H. ROSS PEROT.

  • African-American Support for Reform Party

    THE PARTY OF BILLIONAIRE ROSS PEROT HAS ATTRACTED SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATION FROM WHAT WOULD APPEAR TO BE UNLIKELY PLACES. LENORA FULANI, AN AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICAL ACTIVIST AND FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE WITH THE CONTROVERSIAL NEW ALLIANCE PARTY HAS THROWN HER SUPPORT BEHIND REFORM PARTY EFFORTS. AND FULANI IS TRYING TO CONVINCE BLACK AMERICANS THAT THE REFORM PARTY REPRESENTS THEIR BEST HOPE FOR GAINING POLITICAL POWER.