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Cleveland / School System #261543

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 11, 1979
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(Studio) Reasons for Cleveland's school system being unable to provide adequate education outlined; continuing teachers strike cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cleveland, Ohio) Criticism of strike by students, parents and school administrators mentioned; films shown. Issues at heart of situation examined. [School board president John GALLAGHER - comments.] Parent sit-in at Bd. of Educ. featured. [Protest spokesperson Mike NELSON - comments.] Plight of children reported [Lamont TISBYE - comments.] [Parent Dorothy MOORER - comments.] [Striking teacher Gail SOINSKI - comments.] Scuffle between protesters at board of education and an opponent of school desegregation shown.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley (WJKW-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter

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