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Desegregation in Austin

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The Federal Justice Department outlines its appeal of the Austin school desegregation plan and agues against excessive busing, a turn in the department’s stance. [AF-Segregation-Public Schools-S1700 (2)-1971; The Austin American, “Feds Against Heavy Busing,” September 08, 1971]