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Ala. Police Integration #462351

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 11, 1972
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(Studio) Ala. state police ordered by Federal Court to hire 1 black for every white hired until blacks make up 25% force.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Montgomery, Ala.) [Civil Rights Attorney, Morris DEES - says blacks have not been welcome on all-white police force. Says test for troopers discriminates against blacks.] [State Police Director, Colonel Walter ALLEN - says test is used by 70% police forces in country, obtained through HEW. Says there is no policy of discrimination in hiring.] [Applicant, Phillip PARADISE - describes difficulty in applying for trooper school.]
REPORTER: John Dancy

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John
Duration:
00:03:20

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