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School Desegregation #208573

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 1970
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(Studio) Senator debates $35 billion education bill, about school desegregation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Senator scheduled to vote on John Stennis amendment to slow down desegregation in schools, to allow freedom of choice, and to let Department of Health, Education and Welfare department move against desegregation North style. [STENNIS - says government does not have right to achieve racial balance in this way.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) In Jackson, Mississippi, peaceful desegregation went into effect.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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