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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 12, 1971
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(Studio) Alabama Governor George C. Wallace tests President Nixon anti-busing policy by ordering white girl reassigned to school closer to home.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Montgomery, Alabama) [WALLACE - says using state executive power to issue order to prevent busing of hundreds of children in keeping with President Nixon policy; will see to it those who assault teachers or other students will be expelled.]
REPORTER: David Dick

(Studio) Wallace considers action test of White House sincerity.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) White House news secretary Ronald Ziegler says busing issue in hands of Justice Department; President Nixon expected to try to avoid confrontation with Wallace.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) United States Civil Rights Commission criticizes Nixon's busing stand.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Dick, David;
Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:00

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