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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 03, 1969
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(Studio) Results of Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert Finch's battle to keep stern school desegregation lines up announced.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Admin. drops absolute deadline on desegregation, but calls it practical deadline for most districts. Finch and Attorney General John Mitchell agree on view. [Assistant Attorney General Jerris LEONARD - cites limited delays to be allowed in some districts, if sound reasons given.] [FINCH - satisfied with decision.] Suit to be filed against entire South states.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Senator Jacob Javits calls new guidelines disgrace.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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