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Agnew / Minority Ed. #450670

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 14, 1970
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew criticizes minority group college education programs; says create false hope, deprive advantaged people of college placement.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Des Moines, Iowa) [AGNEW - wants expanded programs for deprived aimed at secondary education, not college; derides quota, open admissions standards lowering; can't atone for discrimination by depriving others.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Agnew criticized University Michigan for 10% black goal.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Ann Arbor, Michigan) [U. Michigan President Robben FLEMING - regrets Vice President remarks, badly informed; supports University Michigan program.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Huntley, Chet

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