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School Busing / Strikes #459647

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 30, 1971
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(Studio) Busing in many places begins as schools open.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Columbia, SC) Over 1/2 Columbia school children ride to school in buses without incident; busing plan created by school board without government help or interference. [School superintendent Dr. Claud E. KITCHENS - says board acted because believed could create better plan than court would; President Nixon; anti-busing statement made implementation more difficult.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen (WIS-TV film)

(Studio) 4 day school week being tried in part of ME; 4 teachers strikes called in Illinois.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Elgin, Illinois) Elgin teachers strike in protest of overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks, lack of voice in school policy. [Teachers' association pres. James REISINGER - says strike not in defiance of President Nixon's wage freeze because pay not issue.]
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

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