CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1976
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(Studio) Small-scale busing plan in Alexandria, LA, causes black boycott of schools.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Alexandria, LA) Court says black children must be bused from black city schools to white suburban schools. [Boycott leader Phyllis TORRY - says they're for integration; but blacks are only ones being forced to be bused; whites not having to do so.] Boycott almost total at some schools. Whites being bused on volunteer basis; court-order came after few participated in volunteer program. [Anti- boycott leader Louis BERRY - says because of cultural deprivation, blacks need as much education as they can get as soon as they can get it.] Boycott will continue Thursday
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg
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