NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 02, 1978
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(Studio) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Califano's acceptance of college desegregation plans from OK, Arkansas and Florida and rejection of those from Georgia and Virginia and parts of one from North Carolina reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Richmond, Virginia) Report on example of college segregation in Virginia, citing statistics on Old Dominion University and Norfolk State College. Virginia's fight against changing system and Department of Health, Education and Welfare attempts to get new Governor John Dalton to reject predecessor's stand outlined; Civil rights office head's trip to Richmond noted. [DALTON - will let Virginia's position stand.] Is noted that state schools will lose federal funds if continued negotiations aren't successful.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
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