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  • Tags: Busing for school integration

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Patricia J. Reid, daughter of former South Boston High School headmaster Dr. William Reid, reflects on the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating…

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Patricia Kelly, an administrator and former teacher in the Boston Public Schools, discusses her experiences as an African American teacher in the aftermath of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods…

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Michael S. Dukakis, former governor of Massachusetts (1975-1979; 1983-1991), discusses the career of Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Governor Dukakis talks about Congressman Moakley’s efforts to improve Boston Harbor and the Harbor Islands; recalls…

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Maurice “Moe” Gillen, a lifelong resident of Charlestown, Massachusetts, discusses his community activism related to the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused from one Boston neighborhood to another with the goal of creating…

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Mary Ellen Smith, a Boston community activist who founded the Citywide Education Coalition (CWEC), reflects on her work in education and community organizing in Boston, as well as the ramifications of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some…

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Mary Ann Hardenbergh, who served as a member and as chair of the Massachusetts State Board of Education, reflects on her experiences during the time surrounding the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston…

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Dr. Mark Harvey, co-founder of the Jazz Coalition Magnet Arts Desegregation Program, reflects on his experiences working with Boston-area children before and after the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston…

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Lewis Finfer, a community organizer with neighborhood and citywide groups in the Boston area, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which resulted in some students being bused from one Boston neighborhood to another with the goal of…

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Kirsten Alexander, who grew up in Jamaica Plain and Brookline, Massachusetts, during the 1970s, discusses the racial climate in the Boston Public Schools during that time period. The interview covers her family’s community activism and support of…

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In this interview, former Boston School Committee president and Boston city councilor John Nucci reflects on the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial…

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In this interview, John Lynch, a volunteer on Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s early campaigns, discusses his work on Moakley’s 1950 and 1952 campaigns for state representative; his friendship with Moakley from the 1950s until Moakley’s death in…

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In this interview, John M. Canty, a former administrator and teacher in the Boston Public Schools, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating…

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Joanne Sweeney, a lifelong resident of South Boston, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public schools. The…

oh-068_transcript.pdf
In this interview, James F. O’Leary, a volunteer on Congressman John Joseph Moakley’s early congressional campaigns and later a member of the congressman’s district staff from 1974 to 1978, discusses his years working for the congressman in the…

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James M. Kelly, member of the Boston City Council representing District Two since 1983, discusses his relationship with Congressman John Joseph Moakley. Mr. Kelly describes Congressman Moakley’s work to improve housing and the South Boston…

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In this interview, James W. Hennigan, Jr., a Suffolk University Law School alumnus (JD 1958), Massachusetts state representative (1953-1954), state senator (1955-1964), and Boston School Committee member (1970-1974), discusses the impact of the 1974…

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James P. Feeney, who was born and raised in South Boston, Massachusetts, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public…

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Mr. James Collins reflects on his experiences following the 1974 Garrity decision, which required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public schools. He discusses his upbringing…

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Henry L. Allen, a lifelong resident of Boston, reflects on the Boston Public Schools and the city itself during the time of the Garrity decision, which in 1974 required some students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of…

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Brian P. Wallace, a Massachusetts state representative and resident of South Boston, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in…

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Congressman Barney Frank, who has served the Fourth District of Massachusetts since 1981, discusses his early interactions with Congressman Moakley and his own entrance into politics. Frank also describes Boston’s busing crisis; Moakley’s leadership…

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In this interview, Barbara Faith, a South Boston resident who worked at South Boston High School in the 1970s and whose brother Michael was stabbed in an altercation in a school corridor, discusses the impact on her neighborhood of the 1974 Garrity…

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Mr. Anthony Voto reflects on his experiences growing up in East Boston, Massachusetts, following the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public…

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Roger Kineavy, a former member of Congressman Moakley’s campaign and district staff, begins this interview by discussing his childhood, education, and how he first became immersed in the political world. After leaving the Navy, he volunteered to help…

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Leanne Aronson Tobias describes working as an intern for Congressman Joe Moakley in his office in Washington during her college days. She delayed returning to school to serve as a legislative assistant in Moakley’s Washington office where she focused…
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