CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 30, 1973
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(Studio) Federal judge in Virginia says private schools may not deny admission because of race.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Arlington, Virginia) 2 black families took legal action when their children were refused admission to private all white schools. [Attorney for 2 black families, Allison BROWN - believes private schools are open to all sectors of public.] [Attorney for private school owner, Louise KOUTOULAKOS - says if schools receive no public funding, they should be given control over own activities.] [BROWN - says 1st Amendment remains protected under civil rights laws.] [KOUTOULAKOS - insists race isn't the question, it's freedom.] South Independent School Association joins with defendants on ruling. Association believes member schools of assno. have const. right to keep blacks out. Now that federal judge has ruled in black families' favor, fight goes to Supreme Court
REPORTER: Fred Graham
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