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(Studio) Report on President Ford's comments with regard to busing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Columbus, Ohio) [FORD - says have opposed court-ordered busing from 1954 to new as way to get quality education.] Supreme Court outlawed school segregation in 1954. [FORD - says Justice Department investigating possibility of asking court to review its decisions in Brown and other cases.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(DC) Press Secretary Ron Nessen says Ford's reference to Brown case was slip of tongue and he meant to refer to recent case dealing with forced busing. Says president favors integration.
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Schieffer, Bob
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