NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 22, 1972
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(Studio) Congress to consider President Nixon's antibusing program. House Judiciary Committee Chairperson Emanuel Celler calls moratorium unconstitutional. Representative Carl Perkins says $2.5 billion for equal education is insufficient.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) [NIXON's - Mar. 16 speech on busing shown in part.] Govt. has spent much money already to improve schools of poor children. [Assistant Director, Title I, John STAEHLE - admits program already 7 years old has not had much success in upgrading poor schools.] [Council for basic education, George WEBER - says program had failed.] Reports made on success of Title I projects, cost millions and are inconclusive.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen