NBC Evening News for Friday, May 05, 1978
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(Studio) Federal Judge Frank Johnson's ruling that Alabama State University discriminates against whites in hiring for faculty and staff reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Montgomery, Alabama) Bob Craig's firing from job as Prof. at Alabama State University given as example of school's activity after its accreditation; details outlined. [CRAIG - is being put in class of people being systematically weeded out of faculty.] Faculty advisers' recommendations that white professors be retained and veto of this by college's president, Levi Watkins, reported Court ruling on issue and order for teachers to be reinstated noted. [WATKINS - responds to ruling.] Judge Johnson's comments quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Dotson
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