CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 29, 1971
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(Studio) Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas rptdly. turns down appeal by San Francisco Chinese parents to halt busing of children.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Charlotte, North Carolina) Charlotte community accepting busing after tumultuous 1st year [School superintendent William SELF - says more people interested in seeing school program improved than in arguing over court decisions.] [Civil Rights attorney Julius L. CHAMBERS - says board of education hasn't accepted court orders to desegregate schools.]
REPORTER: Foster Davis (WBTV film)
(Saint Petersburg, Florida) Parents hold rally to protest desegregation plan. [Former Florida governor Claude KIRK - says busing must be opposed full time, viewed as national problem.] Parents may vote down school funds tax proposal.
REPORTER: Del Vaughn
(Austin, Texas) School board devises plan to preserve neighborhood schools while meeting desegregation requirements; students to be periodically bused to learning centers; district court approves plan; blacks and Chicano groups call for boycott. [David HILL - says plan unfair.] [Anti-busing league spokesperson Bill LYNCH - fears children will come to view school and government as guiding light over parents, church.] [School board president Will DAVIS - says white parents actually oppose desegregation.]
REPORTER: Bill Walker