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Supreme Court / Pennsylvania Parochial Aid #14866

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 03, 1971
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(Studio) Supreme Court asked to end Pennsylvania state aid to parochial schools to halt tendency of whites to attend parochial, blacks public schools.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Parochial schools depend on state aid. [Philadelphia parochial schools superintendent Francis SHULTE - says funds from state vital; if funds cut off some schools forced to close.] [Philadelphia ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) executive dir. Spencer COXE - says aid to parochial schools perpetuates racially segregated school system; aid violates const. principle of no tax money to religion.] [Unidentified MOTHERS - say parochial schools necessary.] Supreme Court decision to affect future of parochial schools in US.
REPORTER: Virginia Sherwood

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Sherwood, Virginia
Duration:
00:03:00

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