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Busing / San Francisco / Tower / Louisville #237102

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 10, 1975
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(Studio) Report on busing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Film shows how busing began here in September of `71. Lots of parents in Chinatown saw busing as threat to tradition and family influence. Parents elected more conservative school board and fired supt. District began spending more for education; money tight now. 10% of children left district for other schools. Only few of freedom schools set up in Chinese communities still working. [Bd. of supervisors Quentin KOPP - says busing accepted because there's no choice.] [School superintendent Robert ALIOTO - says money for buses takes away from education.] Schools and critics feel federal government should pay for busing.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Studio) Senator John Tower says Ford to meet with congress anti-busing members Tower sponsors const. amendment to stop court-ordered busing. Busing reported reason for Ford's canceled trip to Louisville.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Louisville, Kentucky) Anti-busing sentiment high. Groups were going to protest for Ford. [Citizens Against Busing Bill KELLERMAN - says we were going to follow Ford everywhere. Very disapptd. he's not coming. Doesn't believe any trouble would have been direct result of demonstrations.] [Police chief Russell McDANIEL - says small number of people could affect President' security.] Ford was to speak for Republican gubernatorial candidate. [Candidate Robert GABLE - says strange that people force issue on Ford because his record has been consistently against forced busing.] Police don't recommend visit here for Ford until after school year
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:06:00

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