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CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 1970
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(Studio) Senator Abraham Ribicoff speaks out on desegregation in South
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Senator Abraham Ribicoff took to floor of Senate to endorse southern amendment to education bill. It would enforce desegregation uniformly, throughout country [Senator A. RIBICOFF - says what we have is racist society.] John Stennis, author of amendment. [STENNIS - says pleased with Ribicoff's endorsement.]
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(Studio) Five govs. warn federal desegregation policies threaten to devastate school system. New Jersey court rules public school prayer readings from Congressional Record unconstitutional, violates the First Amendment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Marya

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