Oral history interview with James Feeney (OH-048, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with James Feeney (OH-048, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2005

Description

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 schools. The interview covers South Boston’s reaction to the decision; the media coverage of the aftermath of the decision; various protests and demonstrations that took place; and how the dynamics of South Boston changed during that time period.

Source

Moakley Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Identifier

OH-048

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Owens, Mike

Interviewee

Feeney, James P.

Duration

31:04:00

Files

oh-048_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Oral history interview with James Feeney (OH-048, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed August 21, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3751.

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