NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 16, 1976
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(Studio) Admin. has new idea with regard to busing, perhaps pleasing to those opposed to it. Supreme Court action with regard to Boston busing recalled. Attorney General Edward Levi now talks of proposed law to set time limit on court-ordered busing.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) At first news conference in over 1 year, Levi talks of time limit on busing. [LEVI - thinks busing necessary in some cases; and some places it works well. Questions propriety as permanent remedy. Believes legal scholars conclude it should be transitional.] Details of plan given; 5-yr. limit noted, if communities have acted to end segregation. Bill could go to Congress late this month; rush said political since congress session nears end.
REPORTER: Carl Stern