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Busing / Congress / Kentucky / Meany and Massachusetts #480431

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1975
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(Studio) Democrat caucus tables measure for const. amendment against busing. Report on Louisville busing.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Jefferson Cnty., Kentucky) Volunteers teach new private school. [Principal Rosemary DEVOR - says school has Pledge of Allegiance, Bible reading, prayer and songs "God Bless American" and"American the Beautiful."] [Parent Marty DEWEY - says thinks students getting better education here.] School not accredited and teachers not certified. There are 20 accredited Baptist and Catholic schools in area. [Parent Peggy OHLMAN - says can't see good in busing.] Son, Ron, rides bus to school 15 mile from home. Many students don't attend public schools. State aid for district will be reduced due to white absenteeism. [Finance director Mike BRUCCHIERI - says services and supplies to be cut.]
REPORTER: Mike Jackson

(Studio) AFL-CIO President George Meany threatens to discipline Massachusetts faction unless it drops support of amendment against busing.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Jackson, Mike
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00:02:50

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