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Desegregation / North Carolina #257015

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 1978
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(Studio) Carter administration move to cut federal funds from state univs. and colleges in North Carolina in desegregation action reported Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph Califano quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chapel Hill, North Carolina) North Carolina education officials said defiance of desegregation guidelines. Officials quoted with regard to refusal to close or merge insts. for desegregation purposes. [UNC board of govs. Kathleen CROSBY - maintains stance is for unequal education.] [President North Carolina Univ. System William FRIDAY - believes required actions regarding education unwise, unreasonable, and wrong in removing education decisions from university system.] J. William Fulbright and Leon Jaworski's law firm said hired by North Carolina to defense university system.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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