ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 29, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Last Friday Senator passed anti-busing measure, Griffin amendment, to prohibit courts from ordering busing, 43 to 40. With them-absent mbrs. present today, Senator reversed vote and rejected Griffin amendment 50 to 47.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) Some Senators campaigning for President returned for vote. Muskie, Humphrey, McGovern voted against bill. (Jackson and Hartke missed vote.) Senator passed Mansfield-Scott amendment permitting Federal funds for busing only if local authorities ask for them. [Senator Robert GRIFFIN - says action shows most Senators reject busing.] [Senator George MCGOVERN - supports decision of Supreme Court Denounces Nixon and Ala. Governor George Wallace making busing into major issue.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.