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Busing / Test Case / Ford / Levi / Black Caucus #43402

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1976
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(Studio) Admin. wants to ask Supreme Court to ease up on court-ordered busing.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Attorney General Edward Levi will rptdly. recommend Boston be target city if alts. to busing to be explored. Levi meets with President Ford Friday Congress black caucus meets with Levi. [Chairperson Representative Yvonne B. BURKE - hopes Levi realizes using Boston as test case will have devastating effect on nation] [Representative Shirley CHISHOLM - speaks of possible political motivations on Ford's part.] White House denies such charges. Ford tells Kentucky reporters he is considering 3 alts. to court ordered busing. Says government might intervene in Louisville. Kentucky primary is Tuesday
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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