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University Texas / Rogers #241955

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 17, 1975
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(Studio) Controversy with regard to Lorene Rogers named as President University Texas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Austin, Texas) Rally held. Protesters claim Rogers' appointed steamrollered by bd. of regents 5-3. Lady Bird Johnson among "no" votes. Faculty calls for Rogers' resignation. She says she won't step down. Students and faculty oppose her because student-faculty president advisory committee didn't recommend her. [History professor Thomas PHILPOTT - says committee betrayed.] Charged that Rogers was pawn for regents while interim president Faculty to keep teaching but not take reprisals against students who boycott.
REPORTER: David Dick

Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David

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