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Desegregation/Richmond, Virginia. #19354

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 17, 1972
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(Studio) Richmond, Virginia, white parents continue to protest court plan calling for merger of city with 2 county school districts, with massive busing for racial balance.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Richmond, Virginia ) Despite Snow, 3,000 cars fill state fair grounds to form motorcade protest to Washington, D.C. United States District Judge Robert Merridge's court order to consolidate school districts at issue. [protesters interviewed express reasons for dissatisfaction. 1 calls Judge Merridge a Communist; another says move destroys civil liberties.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Reporter(s):
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill
Duration:
00:02:30

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