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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 23, 1976
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(Studio) United States Civil Rights Commission Chairperson Arthur Flemming notes school busing relatively peaceful. Says busing for integration is working. Report criticized by some.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Staff members charge report biased to favor school desegregation. [US Civil Rights Commission Chicago, Duane LINDSTROM - details his criticism.] Michigan advisory commission refuses participation. [Michigan Civil Rights Commission Howard REINSTRA - says procedure phony.] [FLEMMING - denies report biased. Affirms school integration is beyond choice. Sought positive evidence.] Unworkability of busing not shown in report Staff feels more study needed.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill
Duration:
00:02:30

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