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Private Religious Schools / Segregation / Court, Ruling #240227

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 28, 1975
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(Studio) Federal judge in Florida rules private religious schools can't use religious beliefs as defense for excluding blacks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Miami, Florida) Suit brought in 1973 by black against Dade Christian School. Johnny Brown's daughters not allowed to attend all-white school. Judge Joe Eaton's ruling detailed. [Brown's attorney Ellis RUBIN - thinks judge's decision puts to rest last vestige of quasi-legal segregation.] [BROWN - still wants children to attend school even after lawsuit.] School to appeal ruling.
REPORTER: Ike Seamans

Cronkite, Walter;
Seamans, Ike

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