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School Desegregation / Busing #9442

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 1970
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(Studio) Govs. of Mississippi, Alabama, LA, Georgia to meet to discuss ways to fight court order for immediate school integration; meeting announced by Governor John Bell Williams.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Jackson, Mississippi) Desegregation peaceful but not totally successful. [Ruben ANDERSON - says in future want to integrate schools, not just today.] 14,000 whites gather at freedom of choice rally. [Governor WILLIAMS - says in darkest hour in history of public education; not through fighting.] Blacks feel courts haven't gone far enough; whites feel they have gone too far.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) In Denver, school busing causes controversy.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Denver, Colorado) 1/3 bus fleet serving Denver public schools destroyed. [Dan CRONIN - reports 23 buses blown up with high explosives.] Meeting planned by school officials to solve sudden transportation shortage.
REPORTER: Tony Pepper

Farmer, Don;
Pepper, Tony;
Reynolds, Frank

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