NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 18, 1976
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(Studio) Boston officials urge Attorney General Edward Levi to join in court appeals against Boston busing orders. Civil rights leaders say move would reverse government's stand on school desegregation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Boston City Council President Louise Day Hicks in 1st group that met with Levi. [HICKS - says people of Boston will feel vindicated if Justice Department takes case to Supreme Court] [Ex-Director NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Roy WILKINS - notes those who'd like segregation returned to schools. Hicks doesn't know what brotherhood is.] White House says it was President Ford's idea for Justice Department to study alts. He wants less destructive desegregation plan.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson