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Boston / Racial Conflict #484358

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 1975
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(Studio) 6th day racial violence in Boston, Massachusetts, marked by rock throwing. Integration of beach started trouble. More school busing for racial integration ordered this fall.

(Boston, Massachusetts) Violence in Roxbury section reported Film shown. Fires and rocks and bottles thrown at whites and police characterize conflict. 50 injured. Black communities calm last year, while white communities upset. Militance noted now in black sections. Carson beach film shown. [Roxbury RESIDENT - speaks of hate.] Teenagers involved, but much more implicit. [Social psychiatrist Dr. John SPEIGEL - youth reflect parental sentiments.] Mayor Kevin White tours Roxbury. [WHITE - likens his action to bomb defusing.] School opening feared. [SPEIGEL - speculates re: school opening.] Racial gap noted.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Hager, Robert;
Hart, John

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