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Boston Busing / Levi #43369

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 18, 1976
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(Studio) Press Secretary Ron Nessen says Ford asked Attorney General Edward Levi to find case through which to ask Supreme Court to reexam. school busing. Levi rptdly. leaning toward petition to overturn Boston busing court order.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Boston, Massachusetts) September 1974 film shows Boston busing incidents.

(DC) [NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) attorney Nathaniel JONES - notes effects and methods of mob rule.] [Anti-busing leader Louise Day HICKS - hopes Justice Department will file brief against busing.] Civil Rights Div. doesn't want Justice Department to intervene. Solicitor General Robert Bork is for intervention. Not known if Levi will choose Boston case to test administration opposition to school takeovers by courts

Hume, Brit;
Reasoner, Harry

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