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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 26, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon asked if Chairperson Armed Services Committee, Senator John Stennis, threatened to withdraw anti-ballistic missile support if President didn't slow integration
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [President NIXON - says need middle course between instant integration and and segregation forever. Twice as many schools desegregated this year as last year. Don't think federal fund cutoff is victory for anybody; it's educational defeat. Stennis and other Mississippi representatives speak to him about problem. He didn't say he wouldn't support anti-ballistic missile if didn't slow integration down. More time given to Mississippi so education not impaired.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Brinkley, David

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