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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 19, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford wants Attorney General Edward Levi to notify him if he decides to ask Supreme Court to review Boston school busing case.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Edward Brooke argues against any action by Justice Department
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Boston, Massachusetts) Students shown. Brooke says state court order would still require busing of 17,000.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(DC) [BROOKE - says shouldn't retreat in face of lawlessness.] AFL-CIO President George Meany cites views in film for conference on education. Justice Department film shown. [MEANY - says communities failed in providing equal quality education and preparing people for obeying laws.] [FORD - hopes to keep busing issue out of pols.] Justice Department told Supreme Court weeks ago it wanted to ask court to cut busing back but was waiting for right case.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) panel of judges orders Wilmington, DE, city schools integrated with suburban schools next year
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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