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News in Perspective; School Desegregation

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National Educational Television and Radio Center Cherkezian, Nazaret Boyd, James Taplin, Claire Daniel, Clifton Bond, Julian Reed, Roy Wooten, James Harris, Roy V


Episode Number: 117News in Perspective moves to Atlanta, Georgia, for a program dealing with school desegregation and its effects on the sociological, political, and economic structures of the South. Thirty-year-old Julian Bond, member of the Georgia legislature, will be guest. Also guesting on the program is Roy Reed, The New York Times regional correspondent based in New Orleans, who has been reporting extensively from the South; James Wooten, The New York Times regional correspondent based in Atlanta, who has been covering the school desegregation story, and Clifton Daniel as moderator. Roy V. Harris, 73, once speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives and an architect of the states segregationist policies, will also be a guest on the program. In 1968, Harris was state campaign manager for George Wallace. In the April 27, 1969, issue of The New York Times Magazine on page 34, Bond and Harris gave their views on segregation and various other topics. NEWS IN PERSPECTIVE is a production of National Educational Television. (Description adapted from documents in the NET Microfiche) This series of hour-long episodes goes behind the headlines of the past month and looks briefly ahead - at the places, people, and events that are likely to make headlines in the coming weeks. A distinguished team from The New York Times summarizes and interprets the major news developments throughout the world and provides a back ground for better understanding of probable future events. Each NEWS IN PERSPECTIVE episode is designed particularly to clarify the complexities of...
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