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School Housing Desegregation #449785

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 1970
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(Studio) Congress debate and court orders dramatize integrating of public schools where little integration of public housing. National Commissioner of Edward, Dr. James Allen, says federal government can't move against segregation by living patterns.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(No location given) [Dr. ALLEN - says against busing as means to integrate.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

(Studio) Pasadena to vote on $10 million plan to end segregation by busing. Los Angeles schools to appeal order to integrate to Supreme Court
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Los Angeles, California) Judge accuses Los Angeles of deliberately perpetuating segregation; neighborhoods segregated and therefore, schools are too. Children are ones who suffer in segregated schools; segregation, for whatever cause, damages the children. [Robert KELLY - says mass busing of over 240,000 youngsters would be necessary; cost over $40 million 1st yr. and over $20 million year after. [STUDENTS - say like busing.]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Studio) Nixon repeats opposition to busing for racial balance but would not endorse John Stennis' proposal to outlaw mandatory busing.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Key Biscayne, Florida) President refuses to say where he stands on school desegregation. Nixon favors equal desegregation pressures all over country Nixon relying on courts to carry burden of desegregation.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Huntley, Chet;
Kaplow, Herbert.;
Nessen, Ron;
Perkins, Jack

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