ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 12, 1972
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(Studio) Chicago accused of establishing gov't. housing projects which foster segregation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Chicago) [Councilman Leon DESPRES - says Chicago political machine gets capital from segregation policy.] [Councilman William COUSINS - says Chicago most segregated city in country.] Federal judge Richard Austin tells city it must integrate public housing or not build it. ACLU, which brought suit, says city goes black anyway. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney, Alexander POLIKOFF - says low income families live in city and are destroying it.] [Councilman John HOELLEN - says white neighborhoods fear Negro destruction. Cites examples.]
REPORTER: Hugh Hill
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