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School Openings / Busing #17150

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 02, 1971
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(Studio) Fire bombs destroy 2 classrooms in Columbus, Georgia, in protest of school busing plan; Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter calls on parents to speak out against busing; Alabama House of Representatives passes Governor George C. Wallace's anti-busing bill.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Montgomery, Alabama) [WALLACE - says pleased to hear Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Burger say racial balance not necessary in every school; asks Burger to clarify statement for lower courts]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Mobile, Alabama) School board and NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) reach compromise on court desegregation order. [Unidentified PARENTS - express support for compromise plan.] [Mobile Chamber of Commerce President Dr. A.A. WOOD - says people support school board]
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Studio) Federal Appeals Court orders Norfolk, Virginia, to begin busing plan next Tuesday; school board says schools will remain closed because can't meet deadline.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Norfolk, Virginia) Save Our Neighborhood Schools organization holds rally. [Save Our Neighborhood Schools org chairperson Morton FLEET - says transport of child away from neighborhood against parents' wishes crime to be stopped immediately.] Save Our Neighborhood Schools organization urge parents to take children to neighborhood schools. [School board chairperson Vincent THOMAS - says wonders about parents setting example to children of breaking law, disrupting government]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Bell, Steve;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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