CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 20, 1973
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(Studio) Busing in Memphis, Tennessee, remains bitter subject although legal barriers clear.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Memphis, Tennessee) Energy crisis limiting gasoline supplies in Memphis will be evident as school year begins. Busing won't take place. [Mayor Wyeth CHANDLER - insists gasoline supplies to be used for fire engines and police cars before alloting gasoline for busing children.] [School board pres. Hunter LANE Junior - believes mayor could allow more gasoline to school system for busing, but mayor has always been opposed to busing.] [School board member Mrs. Maxine SMITH - thinks mayor fighting inevitable. Fuel shortage not that severe; mayor could get fuel if busing not involved.]
REPORTER: Robert Bahr
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