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Busing / Texas #241604

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 25, 1975
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(Studio) Court-ordered busing in effect for lower grades in Corpus Christi, Texas.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Corpus Christi, Texas) Supt. Dana Williams boards one of buses enroute to Mexican-American neighborhood. Blacks only 5% of population; classified with Mexican-Americans. Bus goes to Sanders School, in Anglo neighborhood. Across the street, Mrs. Glenn Graber and her two daughters wait for bus to take them across town. [GRABER - bought the house because it was close to school.] 10,000 relocated. 2,000 bused; 8,000 must walk to school. Children must live further than 2 mile away to ride business. Some must walk to designated schools. [WILLIAMS - explains rtes. of students.] [WOMAN - says her 6 year old must walk nearly two miles.] The number of children kept home couldn't be determined. Majority of parents comply.
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Mudd, Roger

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