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Desegregation / Bowman, South Carolina #27450

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 27, 1973
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(Studio) Public schools open in Bowman, SC, but most black students observe boycott and remain home.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Bowman, SC) After court-ordered busing began, all-white private Bowman Academy opened near public school. Blacks disturbed because 3 of 5 board of education members send children to Bowman Academy. [Bowman NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) spokesperson Quincy SMITH (Adams on screen) - tires of white board mbrs'. disinterest in school situation.] Boycott is almost completely successful. [School superintendent W.L. CARTER - hopes boycott will end soon. Defends school board mbrs.]
REPORTER: David Snell

Smith, Howard K.;
Snell, David

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