CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 29, 1975
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(Studio) Louisville Mayor Harvey Sloane tells Congress committee that supervision of desegregation should be taken away from federal courts and given to national judicial commission apptd. by President Says busing polarized city and fanned flames of racism of city long proud of its' moderation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Louisville, Kentucky) Violence of September 4 shown. Community seems gripped by hostility, fear and frustration. [SLOANE - speaks of development of polarizations.] Hard core antibusing groups in suburbs. It affects United Way fund drive. [Director United Way Frank MARZOLF - says people look for way to lodge protests.] School system may lose $3 million state aid next year because 10,000 not enrolled. Costs $2,000 to attend private Walden School. [Hdmaster. Walden Edward VERMILLION - says school offers alt. to public schools. Busing had part in it.] [WOMAN - sends child to school here due to busing.] [2nd WOMAN - felt public school system, because of busing, won't offer education child needs.] Blacks and whites form coalition to combat negativism. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Lyman JOHNSON - says racist element doesn't want to see quality education.] No turmoil at schools.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley