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CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 1974
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(Studio) Boston school system starts busing Thursday Group refuses to listen to Senator Edward Kennedy at rally.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) 8-10,000 meet on Commons. [KENNEDY - says want to speak] [MAN - says people don't want to hear you.] Crowd begins to push and hurl insults. After entering office building, crowd breaks glass window. Crowd sings "God Bless American" at end of rally.
REPORTER: Jackie Castleberry (WNAC-TV)

(Studio) Report on busing plans for Boston.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) Public service announcement made for Boston shown. [Major Kevin WHITE - says neighborhoods resist change.] 45,000 to be bused. Judge Arthur Garrity says all-white schools must be 10% black and vice-versa for black schools. [School superintendent Dr. William LEARY - says parents will be frightened until sure new schools ok.] [Mrs. Bryant WILLIAMS - says they're busing so black kids can get better education.] [Paul MEEHAN - says no quality education here.] Meehans to keep son at home.
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

Mudd, Roger;
Thornton, Lee

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