NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 06, 1970
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(Studio) 33% urban taxes go to education; 56% white suburban taxes aid schools; Congress commission says federal government should pick up welfare and medical programs, let states and cities add to education.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Houma, LA) Willie Curry was in Marines in Vietnam and California. [CURRY - says South stifles black pride.] Town depended on oil; supply now short; 1/3 population decrease in cnty.; 40% Houma people on welfare; Curry started marches and demonstrations; making voter registration campaign for blacks; whites say blacks started reign of terror to integrate schools. [Mayor Sherard TATUM - says whites can help blacks better race.] [CURRY - says whites and blacks can work it out together.]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn
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