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Desegregation / Louisiana #7173

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1969
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(Studio) Racial integration arguments renew 35% Negroes in South in racially mixed schools. Opposition to desegregation takes new forms.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Thomas, LA) Black teachers escorted by Federal Marshals and Sheriffs' deps. Major white and black students absent. White parents picket for freedom of choice. They want segregated school system. They're picketing and boycotting to force school's closing.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Gonzales, LA) Whites picket school Town under curfew. [MAN - says kids are at home.] [WOMAN - believes kids should be able to go where they want to.] School bus drivers vote not to drive buses; so few students. 1 school closed.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

Farmer, Don;
Murphy, Charles;
Smith, Howard K.

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