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Desegregation / Georgia / Mississippi / Alabama #7401

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 08, 1969
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(Studio) Justice Department files 8th suit versus Georgia school district. Federal court in Aberdeen, Mississippi orders schools to go ahead with desegregation plan. Schools opening leads to political activity.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Birmingham, Alabama) Rally for "freedom of choice." [George WALLACE - says we accepted "freedom of choice" as least disruptive plan. But Justice Department says it won't work.] Black, Isaiah Flowers, comes to see Governor Wallace about daughter who wants to go to all-black school and can't. [FLOWERS - says Board of Education can't do anything. Girl threatens to drop out.] Blacks think parents should make choice, not courts [FLOWERS - says if old enough, you shouldn't have something forced down your throat.] Wallace has new issue.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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