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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 July

Bristow Hardin, Jr., Executive Director of Total Action Against Poverty, Gives an Interview Defending His Organization Against the NAACP

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Executive Director of Total Action Against Poverty Bristow Hardin, Jr., gives an interview regarding the NAACP's accusations against his program. Hardin had previously used the term "qualified" to refer to African Americans. He now defends his word choice, maintaining that he meant that no African Americans wanted to accept the offered job for the amount of money it paid.
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