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American Agenda (School Segregation: Jackson, Mississippi) #132630

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 11, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jackson, Mississippi: Linda Pattillo) Effort by Jackson, Mississippi, organization, Parents for Public Schools, to reverse 20 years of white flight from the public schools featured; scenes shown from 1971 protest against court- ordered desegregation. [Parents for Public Schools Sandra MURLEY, Gerald McWHORTER - promote integrated education.] Group's ad campaign and scenes from integrated elementary schools shown. [School superintendent Benjamin CANADA - talks about the changes.] [Parent Anne ROBERTSON - talks about shifting her children to public schools.] [Parents for Public Schools founder Dick MOLPUS, CANADA - comment.]

Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda

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