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CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 17, 1980
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(Studio) Senate vote to end busing for school desgregation reported coming with passage of legislature prohibiting Justice Department's enforcement of program; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Attorney General said recommending President Carter veto entire bill if antibusing amendment attached; positions of Senators Lowell Weicker, Jesse Helms, Strom Thurmond outlined. Final vote noted. [WEICKER, THURMOND, Jacob JAVITS - comment; Civil Rights Act of 1964 mentioned.] House's recent passage of antibusing amendment recalled; Carter said possibly vetoing bill due to inclusion of amendment calling for halt to funding of President's grain embargo against USSR .
REPORTER: Phil Jones, Artist: Howard Brodie

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Jones,, Phil
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00:02:00

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