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Busing/Senate #19492

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 25, 1972
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(Studio) Senator passed compromise anti-busing proposal offered by Senators Mike Mansfield and Hugh Scott. Senator passes stronger measure, proposed by Senator Robert Griffin, today.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Griffin's amendment, approved by 3 vote margin would prohibit Fed. Cts. from ordering anymore busing for integration. 17 Senators, include 5 Democrat President candidates, were absent. Later roll call could reverse vote. [GRIFFIN - says no one, include blacks, wants busing without quality education.] [Senator Philip HART - disappointed that measure was adopted, but confident it will be overturned.] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - confronted with his absence at vote, says the President is also out of town.]

(Studio) Reporter corrects calling Republican Senator Griffin a Democrat

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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