Clyburn elected president of Young Democrats of South Carolina--outtakes
WIS-TV News Story 71-469
Young Democrats First Negro President.
James Clyburn, assistant to Governor John West for human resources, is elected as the first African-American president of the Young Democrats of South Carolina. Clyburn answers questions about the election. The newly elected vice-president, James Irvin of York, pledges his support for Clyburn, explains his pleasure with the new officers, and comments on his expectations for the organization in 1972.
South Carolina--Politics and government--1951-.
African Americans--South Carolina.
South Carolina--Young Democrats.
African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina.
Filmed on May 8, 1971.
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