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Busing / Florida #13154

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 05, 1971
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(Studio) Report on Florida area since Apr. 1970.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Bradenton, Florida) Elementary school totally integrated over 2 years through busing. Peaceful here. Apr. 1970 film shown. Governor Claude Kirk told schools not to obey court order to bus to achieve racial balances. Kirk suspended school superintendent and apptd. self superintendent [KIRK - calls Federal Govt. violator; asks for law and day in court; calls reporter fool. Florida number 1 compliant state in nation] Federal judge told Kirk he'd be fined $1,000 day if didn't get out. [School superintendent Dr. William BRADSHAW - calls busing illogical, but necessary for integration.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

Jackson, Gregory;
Smith, Howard K.

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