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School Busing / Wilmington, Delaware #500579

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 11, 1978
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(Studio) 2-decade legal battle over desegregation of schools in Wilmington, DE, noted; lawsuit filed by black couple on behalf of daughter, during Eisenhower administration, mentioned. Beginning of school busing in Wilmington today reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Wilmington, DE) Open hses. at Wilmington schools held on Sunday for parents to see where children would attend mentioned as example of summer-long efforts to have peaceful transition to busing in city. Aid from DuPont Company noted. School teams' study of cities that had trouble with busing, like Boston and Louisville, reported [Elem. teacher Sandra MANNIS - welcomes students.] [Wilmington Mayor William McLAUGHLIN - tells students they make history in Wilmington, in Newcastle Cnty., Delaware and thruout US.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Upcoming implementation of court-ordered busing plan in Los Angeles noted. Anger of many Los Angeles parents about situation reported to be Segment 3 subject.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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