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Supreme Court / Desegregation Ruling #32509

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 25, 1974
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(Studio) Supreme Court hands down major decision with regard to future of urban school desegregation. Details of ruling outlined.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Chief Justice Warren Burger reads decision. Justice Thurgood Marshall reads strong dissent; Justice William Brennan also reads dissent written by absent Justice William O. Douglas. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) attorney Nathaniel JONES - argues segregated school system exists in Detroit suburbs now; desegregation is a must.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Studio) Detroit reaction to Supreme Court ruling follows.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Detroit, Michigan) Detroit public schools remain segregated following Supreme Court's ruling. Problems of desegregation reviewed. [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Elliot HALL - says he's disappointed by ruling.] [President Detroit board of education Cornelius GOLIGHTLY - believes court ruling is step backward; details given.] [Michigan attorney general Frank KELLEY - doesn't think ruling is setback.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Kaplow, Herbert;
Miller, Ron;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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