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Charleston, West Virginia / Textbook Protest #33239

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 13, 1974
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(Studio) All schools shut down in Charleston, West Virginia; truck driver shot and injured during protest over school textbooks. Coal miners ignore union leaders and continue walkout as part of same protest.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Charleston, West Virginia) Bd. of education agrees to remove books in question for 30 days, but angry citizens still not satisfied. [Parent Carl CHANDLER - wants books destroyed.] [Reverend Avis HILL - urges school board to remove dirty books from school once and for all.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid (WHTN-TV newsfilm)

Reasoner, Harry

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