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College Separatism / Integration Efforts #445978

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 1969
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(Studio) Black separatists' drive is opposite of HEW's goal of integration. Department of Health, Education and Welfare asks 5 states to integrate college systems.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Millersville State College, Pennsylvania) 98% college white, as are 13 of 14 Pennsylvania colleges. Only 1 largely Negro.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Cheyney State College, Pennsylvania) 83% black. Department of Health, Education and Welfare says Pennsylvania has racially segregated system and threatens fund cut-off. [Pennsylvania School Supt. Dr. David KURTZMAN - says students not forced to go to certain districts at college level.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(W. Chester State College, Pennsylvania) Blacks recruited here. Few financial aid programs. University hired black admissions director [Student James WATKINS - calls self pioneer for more blacks to come.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Pennsylvania) [Governor Raymond SHAFER - notes strides made. Says advancement as fast and good as any United States community.] Eds. hope for more financial aid and opportunity for blacks.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Huntley, Chet;
Oliver, Don

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