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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 12, 1971
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(Studio) Civil Rights Commission says President Nixon's anti-busing statement has undermined desegregation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(S. Bend, IN) [Civil Rights Commission Chairperson Reverend Theodore M. HESBURGH - says real issue not busing but school desegregation; tells of instance in which black students bused 100 mile per day when white school existed 2 blocks from their homes.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

(Studio) Alabama Governor George Wallace kills plan to bus 1 Birmingham, Alabama, student.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Montgomery, Alabama) [WALLACE - tells of ordering school board to admit student to school closer to home.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) President Nixon repeats law of land will be upheld.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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