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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1969
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(Studio) Public school systems have money problems. Baltimore, Detroit, Philadelphia, Chicago, and others in financial trouble. Youngstown, Ohio, closed schools for lack of funds. City votes whether to reopen them in fall.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Youngstown, Ohio) If voters don't approve $6 million bond issue, 27,000 school children will become generation of dropouts. Voters have rejected increase 6 times. [Judge John LESCOVYANSKY - says those facing tax directly more concerned than those who pay rent.] [AFL-CIO Al SHIPKA - says responsibility lies with board of education that took antilabor positions.] 7-man school board discusses problem. Children are pawns in battle.

(Studio) Voting results will tell whether children go to school in fall.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

North, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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