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July 17, 2020: 50 Years Since Denver’s Forced Busing; Gorsuch and SCOTUS Perspective

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49min 34sec
Courtesy of Denver Public Library/Western History Collection
Students stand in line waiting to board the bus as part of the Denver Public Schools desegregation busing system circa 1970.

What Gov. Polis’ statewide mask mandate means for Coloradans. Then, it’s been 50 years since Denver students were bused in an effort to desegregate schools. How the impacts of that and redlining still resonate today. Later, a look at Neil Gorsuch’s work with SCOTUS this session. And, new rules on forever chemicals. Finally, how COVID-19 has affected midwives.