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Busing / Boston / School Opening #248331

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 08, 1976
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(Studio) Boston, Massachusetts, schools open today with little disturbance. Antibusing rally Tuesday night brought clash between police and protestors; and 1 demonstration this morning.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boston, Massachusetts) For most students, day peaceful. Smallest attendance at South Boston HS; state troopers stationed in school. [Student Steven BELVIN - notes police requirements of students; says he doesn't like it, but will go in. ] Small incident involving some white students at Charlestown HS who threw rocks and bottles at police. Antibusing sentiment still runs high. [Charlestown father Jay FARRIS - says they'll continue to fight.] NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) officials see citywide progress. [Boston NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) President Tom ATKINS - says some areas of city understand constitution can't be shouted away.] Boston Mayor Kevin White says pleased with peace of 1st day, but nighttime violence won't be tolerated.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Kilpatrick, Jim;
Mudd, Roger

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