Congressional Black Caucus backs Clinton; Honors first black in a president's cabinet

October 1992
Jet;10/12/92, Vol. 82 Issue 25, p8
Recounts the events at the recent Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Weekend, at which CBC members backed Democratic presidential nominee Bill Clinton and honored Robert C. Weaver, 84, the first black to serve in a presidential Cabinet. Surprise appearance by Clinton at CBC dinner; Weaver's government career; Celebrities present; Change in site of major events; Sessions discussing needs of black urban youth.


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