NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 20, 1975
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(Studio) United States Civil Rights Commission report criticizes President Ford and Boston school committee for busing positions.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Boston, Massachusetts) Film of October, 1974 shown. Report criticizes Ford and Mayor Kevin White's anti-busing remarks. [Commission mbr, Arthur FLEMMING - recommends federal district court should place city school system in receivership and designating Massachusetts board of education, some other public representative or private institution or person as receiver if committee conts. to act as it is.] Massachusetts school committee elected, all-white and opposed to busing. [Chairperson John McDONOUGH - says commission recommendations not helpful.] Commission can't enforce recommendations.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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