NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 1979
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(s) Beginnings of apparently historical battle between Chicago school bd. and Justice Department over busing announced; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Chicago, Illinois) Chicago school board reported refusing to accept HEW guidelines. [Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Patricia HARRIS - says compliance won't be vol. and that she can't continue under guise of negotiation.] [School supt. Joseph HANNON - comments.] Plan proposed by board outlined; dissatisfaction with education by Rodney Washington reported [WASHINGTON - says it taught him basic skills but not how to use them.] [Tyrome LEAGONS - thinks he would have had better education had he gone to school with whites.]
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil