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    WILKINS, REELING OFF A LIST OF NIXON ADMINISTRATION CURBS ON BLACK PROGRESS, ASSERTED THAT +UNDER NIXON THE POLICY HAS BEEN LILY-WHITE...THERE HASN'T BEEN A COOPERATIVE OR FRIENDLY VISIT TO THE WHITE HOUSE FROM A BLACK WHO IS NOT A DYED-IN-THE-WOOL NIXON MAN.+ WILKINS ATTACKED A FEDERAL HOUSING PROGRAM THAT EXCLUDES NEGROES FROM SUBURBS BY DENYING FUNDS FOR MULTIPLE DWELLINGS AND BY GIVING A HOUSING VETO OF GROUNDS OF COLOUR ALONE TO RABBLE-ROUSING WHITE RESIDENTS. WILKINS ALSO ATTACKED CUTS IN FUNDING FOR DAY CARE OF BLACK CHILDREN AND RESTRICTIONS ON WELFARE AID FOR DEPENDENT CHILDREN OF BLACKS.




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    REPORTER: KEN ALVORD

    ROY WILKINS, 72 YEAR OLD EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLOURED PEOPLE (NAACP) TOLD 4,000 MEMBERS OF THE ORGANIZATION AT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING IN NEW YORK YESTERDAY THAT UNDER THE NIXON ADMINISTRATION THERE HAS BEEN A +SIEGE+ AGAINST CIVIL RIGHTS PROGRESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC8BZ2EOU93VZKKCY3JZZVNGQR
    Media URN:
    VLVAC8BZ2EOU93VZKKCY3JZZVNGQR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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