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Desegregation / Georgia / Louisiana / Leonard #447620

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 03, 1969
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(Studio) Govt. files suit against 3 Georgia county school systems. Govt. has trouble with, Louisiana schools.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Gonzales, LA) White pickets urge boycott. 1 school area closed rather than integrate. Don't have freedom of choice plan anymore, [MAN - says nobody has right to send kids where they want.] [WOMAN - says don't want kids going to colored schools.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Thomas, LA) Only 1/2 students showed up Tuesday Fed, marshals have to escort black teachers to schools where whites blocked door. [Assistant Attorney General Jerris LEONARD - says doubts threats serious. Don't expect violence.] Whites' hostility now directed at federal government
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Brinkley, David;
Oliver, Don

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