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Busing / Campaign ` 72 #463025

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 17, 1972
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(Studio) Democrat president candidates react to President Nixon's busing plan.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Birmingham, Alabama) [Alabama Governor George WALLACE - glad Nixon opposes busing but calls for more executive action, especially for busing already underway. Advocates freedom of choice for parents in selecting schools for children.)

(DC) [Senator Henry JACKSON - rejects President plan to have Congress nullify interpretation of Constitution by Supreme Court Endorses Constitution amendment. (Detroit, Hawaii) [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says Nixon is reversing self in advocating larger budget for inferior schools.] (Champaign, Illinois) (San. Edmund MUSKIE - says Nixon asks for moratorium on busing to achieve racial balance, however busing has not been ordered for racial balance, but for elimination of discrimination.] (Molina, Illinois) [Senator George MCGOVERN - says Nixon's moral and political leadership has collapsed on busing issue, deserting Supreme Court Deplores effort to elevate busing issue to number 1 status.]

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:04:10

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