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Boston / Busing / Ford Statement #231284

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 10, 1974
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(Studio) Angry reaction heard in response to President Ford's negative stance on court-ordered busing in Boston, Massachusetts.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) State troopers move in to beef up police force. [Boston Mayor Kevin WHITE - criticizes Ford's remarks with regard to busing.] [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Thomas ATKINS - voices alarm over Ford's stance.] No serious trouble breaks out today.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

(Studio) Ford administration to send 5 Justice Department lawyers to Boston to assure enforcement of federal criminal civil rights laws.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris

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