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CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 13, 1971
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(Studio) Alabama Governor George C. Wallace orders re-opening of predominantly black junior HS; calls for President Nixon to issue executive order forbidding busing to achieve school desegregation.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Troy, Alabama) [WALLACE - says hasn't prepared for confrontation because he is on same side of busing issue as President Nixon; trying to halt chaos in Alabama created by busing.]
REPORTER: David Dick

(Studio) Nixon administration reacts cautiously to Wallace's challenge.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) President Nixon decides to ignore Wallace; no laws or court orders yet violated by Wallace since schools not open; Nixon won't take action until laws or court orders violated.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Dick, David;
Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert

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