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CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 25, 1977
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(Studio) Purpose of busing for desegregation noted. In Gees Bend, Alabama, it's apparently not doing this and parents sue.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Gees Bend, Alabama) Parents of children bused to Pine Hill School in Wilcox Cnty., Alabama, sue because, though bused students are black, so are all students at Pine Hill; parents say quality education promised didn't materialize. [Community leader Roman PETTWAY - says children could get same thing in old school they get in new; says at beginning of integration they asked for new school and county couldn't afford it.] [Alabama state school superintendent Wayne TEAGUE - says he doesn't like children riding so far on buses but money is problem.] REPORTER: David Dick

Mudd, Roger

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