ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 09, 1969
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(Studio) Govt. files 2 desegregation suits in LA, 1 in Tennessee, 1 in West Virginia, and 1 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Gives 2 weeks notice to state of Georgia and Chicago schools, charged with faculty segregation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Chicago, Illinois) School Bd. denies policy of placement is segregated. Black leaders say racial imbalance on board determines segregated policy. Bd. points to attempt to integrate. Busing program conts. Blacks call busing token integration. 93% Negro teachers teach in black schools. Bd. transfers teachers on basis of request.
REPORTER: Hugh Hill
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