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Busing / Evansville, Indiana #218613

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 14, 1971
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(Studio) North Carolina Governor Robert West Scott urges President Nixon to clarify use of busing for school desegregation.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Evansville, IN) Evansville school board risks $1.7 million loss by defying order to draw up desegregation plan for its 7 white, 1 black schools. [School board president William FOSTER - says plan not being drawn up because of confusion resulting from President Nixon's recent statements on busing; situation confused because doesn't know how to achieve desegregation without busing.] [Evansville NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) President John CABLE - thinks school board gave in to pressure from whites; school board should take firm stand despite federal government opposition.]
REPORTER: David Henderson

Henderson, David;
Kuralt, Charles

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