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Supreme Court/ School and Job Discrimination #44078

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 25, 1976
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(Studio) Supreme Court rules 7-2 that private schools can't racially discriminate; 1866 ruling cited.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Court says schools can't refuse students due solely to race. Justice Potter Stewart says minorities can't be excluded though schools can teach segregation. [Chairperson Congress Black Caucus Representative yvonne BURKE - says private schools can no longer hide behind Supreme Court decision.] [Southern Independent School Association George LEONARD - says decision won't mean many changes.] Decision raises possibility of lawsuits against private religious schools and private clubs.
REPORTER: David Garcia Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) Court rules discrimination laws must protect whites and blacks. Court rules that labor union members can refuse to work overtime and can engage in work slowdowns without state interference. States can only interfere if there's violence. Court upholds forced retirement of state workers if there's valid reason. Massachusetts law forcing police to retire at 50 upheld.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Garcia, David;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:03:20

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