June 1, 1980 – CBS Hourly News – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – June 1, 1980 – since it was a Sunday it was a light news day, this first of June 37 years ago. Civil Rights leader and President of the Urban League, Vernon Jordan was reported in...
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