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Boston / Busing Violence / Federal Troop Request #28633

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 15, 1974
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(Studio) More racial trouble breaks out in Boston in protest of court-ordered busing. Massachusetts Governor Francis Sargent requests President Ford send federal troops to city to maintain order; Sargent also mobilizes Massachusetts National Guard.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Boston, Massachusetts) [SARGENT - explains reason for federal troops request.] Today several racial fights break out in Hyde Park high school; 7 students injured. [Injured student Tom MURPHY - says he tried to help white student that was beaten up.] [Injured student Christine ANGLIN - gives her version of fights.] [Mrs. ANGLIN - reacts to violent outbreaks and resultant injuries.] Last night, antibusing demonstrators tied up downtown traffic for hrs.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker (WCVB-TV film)

Smith, Howard K.

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