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School Desegregation / Fund Cutoff #202071

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 13, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon administration cut off 3 more South school districts' federal aid for failure to desegregate. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Department says doesn't know how much money is involved. No grace period provided for the districts in SC, Arkansas and Tennessee.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert FINCH - asks if community and school district making bona fide attempt to desegregate. Some earlier guidelines aren't realistic. In case of dual school system, black school hurt the worst when funds taken away.] Finch's softer guideline may encourage same sort of delay that grace period did.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Schorr, Daniel
Duration:
00:02:10

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