NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 01, 1976
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(Studio) At beginning of 2nd year of court-ordered busing in Louisville, Kentucky, disturbances minor compared to last year 1 protest demonstration Tuesday night broken up by police and boycott attempt not successful.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Louisville, Kentucky) Disturbance seemed to indicate violence for school opening today, but it didn't occur. School officials pleased with peaceful opening and with number of students in attendance. [School superintendent Ernest GRAYSON - says last year students concerned over what would happen; didn't feel that this year] Many antibusing proponents have sent children to private schools this year [Private school principal Reverend Don GRICE - says they could use twice as many private schools if available.] Officials say may be some conflicts over busing later, but things calm today and they're anxious to start teaching.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson
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