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Boston Busing / School Integration #33209

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1974
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(Studio) Trouble expected as Boston school busing for racial integration begins. Little Rock, Arkansas, experience in 1950's noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Boston, Massachusetts) Students mostly stay out of school. Wait for blacks at South Boston High. Minor incidents and 3 arrests occur. Film of fighting shown. Whites hurl rocks and bottles as school day ends. Film of damaged buses shown. In other areas of city, day went better in schools, though many students were absent. [Student GIRL - notes prejudice in South Boston.] Greenwood school experience not violent. Day said not as bad as expected. South Boston will remain a problem.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reasoner, Harry;
Tucker, Lem

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