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Busing/Senate #221757

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 25, 1972
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(Studio) Senator passes tough anti-busing measure.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Senator Robert Griffin's amendment forbids courts to order busing for integration. [GRIFFIN - says most people, black and white, oppose busing as tool unless quality education results.] [Senator Philip HART - says vote will be reversed when absent Senators, some campaigning for President, return. Calls proposal segregationist.] Senators Edmund Muskie, Hubert Humphrey, Henry Jackson, George McGovern, Vance Hartke said to oppose amendment.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

(Studio) Other Senators missing vote listed. Senator William Proxmire voted for amendment, saying he flatly opposes busing.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Strawser, Neil

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