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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 1969
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(Studio) Assistant Attorney General Jerris Leonard says critics of administration desegregation policy don't know what they're talking about. Leonard fired 1 of 65 dissenting Justice Department Attys. yesterday.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) [Attorney Gary GREENBERG - says Mississippi actions inconsistent with clearly defined legal mandates. Couldn't defend government's position. Leonard said he'd lost confidence in my ability to represent Attorney General.] [LEONARD - says manpower wasn't there to bring lawsuits into all segregated school districts. But if Court says so, we'll enforce orders now.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:02:10

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