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(Studio) Court-ordered busing begins as public school opens in Memphis, Tennessee. No incidents occur. Busing becomes issue all over South
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Memphis, Tennessee) [Reverend West Wayne ALLEN - prays for private white Protestant schools opened in Memphis.] Public school enrollment down. Reaction taken from parents sending children to private schools. [Director of education for Memphis Catholic schools Sister Gwen McMAHON - says she doesn't want Catholic schools to become haven for those fleeing public schools.] Parents react to private and public schools
REPORTER: Robert Bahr
(Charlotte, North Carolina) School board uses lottery plan to determine locations for ea. student. Extensive busing must be used. [Antibusing leader Mrs. Ruth HOLDEN - believes supporters must boycott busing plans.] Attempts for boycott fail as students arrive for 1st day of school in normal numbers
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
- Bahr, Robert;
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Hall, Bruce
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