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School Integration / Richmond, Virginia #25887

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 21, 1973
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(Studio) Supreme Court deadlocks 4 to 4 and so leaves standing lower court ruling which prohibits cross-county busing to achieve racial integration Richmond, Virginia, schools. Justice Lewis Powell abstains because of earlier position on Virginia Board of Education.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Richmond, Virginia) [Antibusing leader Aretha KRAEMENBUEHL - says realizes Supreme Court decision deadlocked, but is happy earlier busing order of Judge Robert Merhige, reversed by appeals court, allowed to fall.] [Richmond School Superintendent Dr. Thomas LITTLE - says busing only quick way to give all children equal education.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry

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