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Koch, however, that perhaps they are contributing to whatever growing
black anti-Semitism there is?
In different ways. I think Morris Abrams in a more
sophisticated way than Ed Koch on this issue, and I think he's
quieting down now, by the way, particularly as election approaches.
Ed Koch used to shoot from the lip on this issue. I think that
Morris Abrams was more thoughtful, although I certainly disagreed
with him. Roger Wilkins may debate with Morris Abrams. From my
biased point of view, Roger would devastate Morris' position, but I
wouldn't put Morris Abrams and Ed Koch in the same category merely
because they're both Jewish. I don't recall Morris emphasizing or
discussing problems of black anti-Semitism. Morris seemed to me to
be more concerned with the question of quotas and affirmative action,
No, I believe this was in reference though to--he's a Reagan
appointee, and opposes quotas and busing. Any other comments you'd
like to make on this question of anti-Semitism among blacks, the
apparent weakening of the historic relationship, bitter relationship
between Jewish activists and black activists?
Not really, none that I've not already made.
You've covered a number of angles on that already.
Yes, and one of the things that disturbs me about this issue
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