CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 16, 1970
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(Studio) Justice Department aids Mississippi segregated private schools; argues for continuing tax-exempt status; stand against integration puts pressure on white parents.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Canton, Mississippi) Private white Canton Academy enrollment jumped from 160 to 1,400 after integration ordered; public schools now all black; parents must pay high tuition and feel financial squeeze, but won't send kids to school with Negroes. [Student Beverly YANDELL says race not issue, white quality education at stake.] [WOMAN - won't send kids to school with blacks.] [MAN - says tuition making family scrimp.] [Busman. Gus NOBLE - says bus. suffering.] [Auto dealer Ray THOMPSON - says business bad.]
REPORTER: Del Vaughn
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