CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 1977
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(Studio) Supreme Court rules states may consider race in redrawing voting districts to give minorities better voice in government
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Background of case, involving Hasidic community of Jews in Brooklyn, noted. [Rabbi Albert FRIEDMAN - cites case in which Jews feel they've been split in reverse discrimination.] Friedman is spokesperson of United Jewish Orgs. of Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Justice Department pressure on state legislature caused district to be redrawn for blacks and Puerto Ricans. Court decision and reasoning noted. REPORTER: Fred Graham
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