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School Desegregation #208258

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 1970
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(Studio) Greenville, SC,school welcomes blacks in new desegregation plan ordered by Clement Haynsworth. Monroe, LA, Negroes fight to keep own school.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Monroe, LA) Judge to charge mayor with contempt of court [Mayor W. L. HOWARD - speaks against court order.] [Jerris LEONARD - says compares mayor's action to Chicago Conspiracy Trial.] [Mayor HOWARD - says invited by students and faculty to express his opinion.] Citizens black and white plan to help mayor.
REPORTER: Del Vaughn

(Studio) Error in report on son of Macon, Georgia, Mayor Ronnie Thompson; son still attending former school without credit.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Vaughn, Del

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