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Busing / Louisville / Milwaukee #248300

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 06, 1976
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(Studio) As schools open around cntry., there's been little violent protest against court-ordered busing. Bomb goes off in empty downtown high school in Louisville, Kentucky. No injuries reported; no arrests made. Milwaukee, WI, also under court-ordered busing plan, but peaceful transition expected.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer (WHAS-TV newsfilm)

(Milwaukee, WI) Milwaukee's plan for volunteer busing noted. [Gerald PACKARD - says daughter will learn to grow up in real world with desegregation.] [Mrs. Arizonia MOORE - says daughter will be able to get what was denied her before desegregation if she works for it.] Govt. program affecting suburban schools noted. [Greendale, WI, school superintendent Dr. William KNAPP - says community looks on it as chance for children to have contact with those of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.] Milwaukee officials confident program will work. Milwaukee school superintendent Lee NcMURRIN - says if it's successful they'll have true integration. Notes many large school systems try different methods ending with almost no whites in system and no real integration.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Kelley, Chris

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