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Busing / Louisville, Kentucky / Dallas, Texas #247607

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 23, 1976
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(Studio) Appellate court upholds year-old plan to desegregate Louisville, Kentucky, schools by busing. Dallas, Texas, court-ordered busing begins peacefully.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Dallas, Texas) Older h.s. and younger elementary school students not involved in plan. 5000 h.s. student volunteers will attend racially mixed magnet schools to study business, management, mechanics, medical and creative arts. PTA's and business community cooperating, but plan has critics; NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) has challenged it in courts [Reverend Marshall HODGE - says system given integrated appearance, but isn't really fair to blacks.] Plan hopes to get back some of students who've left since busing ordered in 1971.
REPORTER: David Dick (KDFW-TV newsfilm)

Mudd, Roger

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