CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 23, 1972
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(Studio) Senator debate on busing begins.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Senators Mike Mansfield and Hugh Scott, Democrat and Republican leaders, introduction bipartisan busing bill drafted by group of Senate liberals. Walter Mondale, Jacob K. Javits, Philip Hart, and Edward Brookein effort to head off more drastic anti-busing action. Bill, offered as amendment to pending higher education bill, would put three conditions on Federal money for busing: (1) school district must ask for it; (2) busing must not be so great in time or distance as to risk children's health or ad.; (3) school district must have had time to exhaust appeals against busing order. Senator Robert P. Griffin had introduced another anti-busing bill.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
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