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Supreme Court / Desegregation / Mississippi Colleges #345051

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 26, 1992
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(Studio: Edie Magnus) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Rita Braver) Supreme Court ruling ordering Mississippi to change its college situation where schools are mostly all black or all white examined. [Plaintiff Louis ARMSTRONG, state higher education commissioner Ray CLEERE, NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Legal Defense Fund Janell BYRD - offer views on the state's institutions.] President Bush's administration noted losing Supreme Court cases involving school prayer, government sting operations and sex discrimination suits due to moderate decisions by the trio of Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony Kennedy and David Souter, all appointed by President Ronald Reagan. [Georgetown University Law School Michael SEIDMAN - cites their positions.]

Braver, Rita;
Magnus, Edie

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