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Wallace / Busing #459298

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 12, 1971
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(Studio) Alabama Governor George C. Wallace challenges federal court by ordering Mississippi student transferred to school closer to home; White House asks Justice Department to look into Wallace's action.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Montgomery, Alabama) [WALLACE - says other orders will be issued to carry out President Nixon's anti-busing policy; hopes other govs. will help carry out Nixon's desire not to use massive busing to achieve school desegregation.]
REPORTER: No reporter given (WSFA-TV film)

(Studio) United States Civil Rights Commission charges Nixon's policy will undermine desegregation attempts.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Prince Georges Cnty., MD) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Department demanding Prince George's Cnty. school board place more white students in mostly black schools next month; 88% white parents oppose busing. [Mrs. Erica KENNY - asks school board not to yield to HEW's demand.] [School board president A. James GOLATO - thinks HEW using ambiguous language in attempt to force busing in Prince Georges Cnty.; Department of Health, Education and Welfare will be more careful in demanding busing in view of President Nixon's anti-busing statements.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Reporter(s):
Nessen, Ron;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:04:40

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