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ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 13, 1971
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(Studio) Alabama Governor George C. Wallace gives President Nixon more "help."
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Troy, Alabama) Wallace orders junior Mississippi to remain open despite federal court order to close because of failure to achieve integration. [WALLACE - suggests President Nixon issue executive order to halt busing; says trying to halt chaos in Alabama created by busing.]
REPORTER: Kenneth Gale

(Studio) Civil rights attorney files suit to enjoin Wallace from interfering with integration.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Pontiac, Michigan) School board assigning students to school in order to achieve racial balance by busing; national action group sponsoring telegram campaign to White House in protest of busing. [National Action Group spokesperson Mrs. Irene McCABE - says large number of telegrams shows everyone cares, is involved.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) attorney William WATERMAN - says when United States President speaks with reckless abandon, sick minds will take statements as call to violate law.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Reporter(s):
Gale, Kenneth;
Kincaid, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:05:20

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