RACES: A Step Backward

There has been no longer or more bitter social and political struggle in contemporary America than the 18-year fight to eliminate racially segregated schools. Last week, riding willingly with the swelling popular tide of emotion against busing, the U.S. Senate gave new hope to all those who oppose the mixing of whites and blacks in classrooms, especially if it means transporting their children out of their neighborhoods. The Senate passed an amendment to an education bill intended to strip the federal courts of all power to order busing for such a purpose....

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