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Desegregation / Kentucky #447660

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 04, 1969
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(Studio) Justice Department files suits against 6 Georgia districts whose integration plans aren't suitable, Louisville has different problem.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Louisville, Kentucky) City integrated 12 years ago, [School Supt. Dr. Newman WALKER - says 27% Negro and 73% white in 1956, Now 46% Negro and 54% white. Whites flee to suburbs, feeling quality of education less.] Cnty, school system is 95% white. Areas whites leave are now mostly black. 1 shown had 12% blacks in 1956; 98% now. Desegregation can be legis, but difficult to combat people's fears. Still groping after 12 years
REPORTER: John Dancy

Reporter(s):
Dancy, John;
Huntley, Chet
Duration:
00:02:30

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