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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1969
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(Studio) Admin. files 2 more suits asking for faster integration in Arkansas and Mississippi districts. Seemed that government would go easier on forced integration, but suits prove opposite.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Mayor Richard Daley says it will be hard to get teachers union to cooperate with government Union President John Desmond says teachers won't give up seniority rights or choice of schools option. Says answer is more federal money to make teaching in ghetto schools more attractive. Assistant HEW Secretary, James Farmer, defends guidelines. -Says recent suits not in reaction to criticism of guidelines; no relaxation ever intended.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Studio) State of Georgia threatened with suit.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Fulton Cnty., Georgia) 2/3 Georgia schools operate on dual school systems. Most of federal aid goes to poor children, mostly Negroes. Georgia Bd. Edward provides money.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs (WSB-TV)

(Atlanta, Georgia) [Supt. Jack NIX - says Georgia Bd. doesn't have authority to reorg. schools.] [Governor Lester MADDOX - says answer is in private schools. Hope church groups to open private education systems.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs (WSB-TV)

Brinkley, David;
Huntley, Chet

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