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Charlotte / Busing #276621

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 20, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Charlotte, North Carolina) Success of busing for school desegregation here examined. [November 11, 1980, Ronald REAGAN - calls busing a failure.] Beginning of busing concept for United States recalled occurring here; details given. [1971 school board member Jane SCOTT - thinks city was committed to making it work.] [Civil rights attorney Julius CHAMBERS - praises leaders] Current situation outlined; carryover of busing into integration of neighborhoods noted. [William POE - thinks city has adjusted well.] Poe's opposition to busing 10 years ago recalled. [POE - praises program.] Continued hope of antibusing proponents discussed. [Senator Jesse HELMS - calls busing a folly.] [Dr. Carlton WATKINS - responds.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel (WBTV file film)

(Studio) Supreme Court decision today with regard to authority of Justice Department in busing cases reported; suit recalled filed by schools in Florida.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rabel, Ed;
Rather, Dan

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