NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 16, 1981
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REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Studio) Reagan administration said allegedly intervening in busing for school integration situation.
(DC) White House reported pressuring Justice Department to drop Seattle, WA, busing case; Lyn Nofziger's letter to Justice Department's civil rights chief Brad Reynolds asking him to drop case discussed. Letter shown; role of WA state attorney general Ken Eikenberry noted. Portions of letters quoted on screen. [William Bradford REYNOLDS - defs. Nofziger's letter.] White House acknowledgement of violation reported.
REPORTER: Carl Stern
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