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Boston Busing / Fund Problem #488231

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 11, 1976
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(Studio) Boston school committee wants to close schools 6 weeks early due to lack of funds. Monday, Federal Judge Arthur Garrity ordered Mayor Kevin White to find $17.5 million needed to keep schools open.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Boston, Massachusetts) Committee says busing caused it to go broke. White says busing mismanagement caused problem. White says he'll comply with Garrity order while fighting it on appeal. [WHITE - notes Boston economy situation is out of his control.] [City council Louise Day HICKS - says city cncl. won't honor Garrity's order.] Council will invite Garrity to testify about his order; will subpoena him if he refuses.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

Chancellor, John;
McCarthy, Lee

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