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Wichita / School Segregation #215602

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 02, 1971
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(Studio) Department of Health, Education and Welfare examiner recommends $3-3 1/2 million be cut off public schools in Wichita, Kansas, due to continuing racial segregation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Wichita, Kansas) Govt. accuses Wichita of gerrymandering. [Attorney Chester LEWIS - says school system denied black children equal education; majority of white community doesn't want integrated schools. School board like community.] [Bd. Edward president Robert BEREN - says problem is determining law.] Cut off funds appeals could take 5 years
REPORTER: Murray Fromson

Cronkite, Walter;
Fromson, Murray

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