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School Desegregation #208325

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 1970
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(Studio) Today is deadline for school desegregation in South Some state officials still fighting court order. Edward officials have to deal with situation now. Mississippi school district, whites show up for school with blacks; in other areas, whites stay home.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Alachua Cnty., Florida) People worried about schools. Governor Claude Kirk opposes busing and pupil reassignment and has issued an order forbidding both. White parents go to United States court to show opposition. Florida Attorney General advises school bds. to obey courts [Raymond DUNNE - school board in middle.] Stark Elementary School has 17 black and 7 white teachers; now, figure reversed. [MAN - will hear both sides.] Students and educators caught in middle.
REPORTER: Foster Davis

Cronkite, Walter;
Davis, Foster

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