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Busing / Boston School Openings #247908

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 10, 1976
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(Studio) Boston schools have opened for past 2 years to widespread protest and violence with regard to court-ordered busing; report on this yr's. openings.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) Most peaceful week of school openings since busing began. Officials talk cautiously with regard to improved atmosphere. [Massachusetts secretary of education Paul PARKS - says not over hump but feels year will be better and system is moving along.] 1st physical incident takes place at South Boston high school today; incident noted. [S. Boston headmaster Jerome WINEGAR - says even in best of circumstances, some won't get along; he encourages all to work at getting along together.] Community leaders in South Boston say lack of violence gives appearance busing is working when it's not. [S. Boston information center representative Virginia SHEEHY - says intent was to racially balance schools, but look at figures.] Figures reveal balance isn't working in some areas; figures cited.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:02:10

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