NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Supreme Court: Lisa Myers) Supreme Court case of segregation in Mississippi colleges featured; historical footage shown of integration of University of Mississippi in 1962; present racial makeup of Mississippi colleges noted. [Jackson State University faculty president Ivory PHILLIPS - comments on disparities between historically white and black colleges.] President Bush's meeting with black educators on this issue recalled; scenes shown. [BUSH - comments.] Today's Supreme Court arguments of solicitor general Kenneth Starr, Mississippi assistant attorney general William Goodman and Justice Clarence Thomas noted. [Civil rights attorney Alvin CHAMBLISS - comments.] Notion of separate but equal in Mississippi colleges mentioned. (Artist: Betty Wells)