CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 23, 1969
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(Studio) Supreme Court hears Mississippi school desegregation case in which Federal Govt. got 3-mo. delay.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert Finch asked for delay. NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Attorney Jack Greenberg demands immediate desegregation. [GREENBERG - says plans should be started now.] [Assistant Attorney General Jerris LEONARD - says not enough time without creating more problems.] Mississippi advocates John Satterfield and Albian Suniner say segregation in North reason for slowing down S [UNNAMED - says we're asking to be treated like rest of nation's schools.] Justice Hugo Black impatient with delay.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr Artist: Howard Brodie
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