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Portland Schools Close #464024

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1972
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(Studio) In Portland,OR, school children already on vacation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Portland, OR) To run schools costs $300,000 a day. Portland schools run out of money, close. [Portland School Supt., Dr. Robert BLANCHARD - says 73,000 children short-changed. [Teacher, Miss Mary Lou BYSOM - says children forget class national over vacation, and will lose much more this time.] Teachers took 10% pay cut to help.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Perkins, Jack
Duration:
00:02:30

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