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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 15, 1974
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(Studio) Massachusetts Governor Francis Sargent alerts National Guard and requests federal troops to deal with Boston's explosive court-ordered busing situation. White House claims no formal request for federal troops received
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) [SARGENT - explains reason for requesting federal troops. Guardsmen mobilized.] Racial fights break out at Hyde Park high school; 7 students and teacher injured; another student stabbed on way home. [Student suffering from knife wound, Joseph CROWLEY - explains how stabbing occurred.] Several parents remove students from classes; other students simply walk out.
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

Cronkite, Walter;
Thornton, Lee

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