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Gurney / Antibusing Amendment #234346

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 15, 1974
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(Studio) Senator votes to kill amendment that would have almost stopped racial busing for equality. Republican Senator Edward Gurney proposed amendment. 20 years ago famous Brown versus Topeka, Kansas board of education case led to desegregation ruling by Supreme Court
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) 1954 decision explained. 3 years later, violence erupted as blacks tried to enter white schools. Efforts of desegregation closely watched in deep South North and West schools desegregate less than in South [Congress for Racial Equality Roy INNIS - wants blacks put on school board. Quality of education to improve.] No analysis exists with regard to quality of education since integration. Black move into white areas gave stimulus for civil rights movement.
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

(Studio) Follow-up reports on integration scheduled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Lovejoy, Sharron;
Mudd, Roger

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