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Boston / Busing #260817

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1979
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(Studio) Boston television station reported not showing "Freedom Road", starring Muhammad Ali, due to allegedly racist overtones of film; busing for school integration problems in Boston noted. Details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) Situation with regard to busing in Boston and flare-up recently of violence, calling for police intervention, examined; films shown. South Boston high school featured. [Student Mayra RAMOS - comments.] Suspicion that group of anti-busing adults is behind trouble considered. [Headmaster Jerome WINEGAR - comments.] [Anti-busing leader Jimmy KELLY - denies involvement of mbrs.] [Student Alphonzo ANCRUM - comments.] Statistics with regard to student enrollment, college attendance, reading and math scores given. [Student Mike PITRONE - comments.] [WINEGAR - comments.] Vocational training class noted.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Cronkite, Walter;
Kilpatrick, Jim

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