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Andrew Young
March 12, 1932 Andrew Young born, New Orleans, Orleans Parrish, Louisiana
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January 3, 1973 Andrew Young elected representative of the Fifth District.
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December 16, 1976 President-elect Jimmy Carter nominates Andrew Young as U. S. Ambassador to the United Nations
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August 15, 1979 Andrew Young forced to resign his post as United States Ambassador to the United Nations after it became public knowledge that he had covertly met with a delegation from the Palestine Liberation Organization
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October 27, 1981 Andrew Young elected mayor of Atlanta
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Andrew Jackson Young, Jr.'s face is forever frozen in time, on a balcony of a Memphis hotel, pointing towards the location of Martin Luther King's assassination. Leading a group of young black men closely associated with Dr. King (including Georgia legislator John Lewis), Andrew Young's face was indelibly etched into the minds of most Americans.




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