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Supreme Court / College Admissions and Handicapped #263349

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 23, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pikeville, North Carolina) 1973 education for the handicapped law recalled; pts. of law outlined. Case involving Southeastern Community College in North Carolina detailed. [College's president Dr. Ronald McCARTER - states college's position.] College's denial of admission to Frances Davis due to her deafness stated. [DAVIS - comments.] Presence of special section of Supreme Court for handicapped, with sign language interpreters noted. [DAVIS - comments on possibility of not hearing patients cry.] Possible effects of Supreme Court decision, expected in June, considered.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Arthur Lien

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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