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School Desegregation #9181

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 1970
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(Studio) Nixon's school desegregation statement pleases neither North nor South Nixon against forced busing, because of this chief desegregation enforcer Leon Panetta resigned; believed busing necessary for integration.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) South Senators angry at Republican measure, a substitute for amendments to education bill offered by John Stennis. Stennis called for equal desegregation laws for North and South [John Bell WILLIAMS - says need a plan of freedom of choice.] [Lester MADDOX - believes forced integration unAmerican] [John McKEITHEN - says if North had to do what South is doing, it wouldn't last.]

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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