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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 1968
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(Studio) Conservative voting trends could pressure reverse of Supreme Court decisions on integration. 1 ruling says freedom of choice plan unacceptable. New Kent Cnty., Virginia, ordered to integrate but given year to prepare.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(New Kent Cnty., Virginia) All but 58 of 4,500 residents born here. 2 schools in cnty., white and black. 136 blacks attend white school of 650. No whites at black school. [Social Science teacher Seth PRUDEN - teaches about democrat and love of beauty.] In 1 year, integrated elem. students to go to 1 school and high school students at another. [Plaintiff Calvin GREEN - says delay will help us do better job with total integration. Some special classes may be needed at 1st. Negro trying to overcome suppression. Don't expect to lower standards; it'll be Negroes who'll work harder.] Schools must be integrated.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Huntley, Chet;
Nessen, Ron

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