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School Issue, The
Program 320
Original Airdate: 3/28/1974

Subject Keywords
Afro-American journalists
Afro-American politicans
Afro-American women
Afro-Americans - Education - Boston - Massachusetts
Boston School Committee - Views
School boards - Boston - Massachusetts

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Daniels, Lee
Jones, Dorothy
O'Bryant, John
Owens, Bill

Corporate Names
Boston School Committee - Boston - Massachusetts

Program Description
Program explores the upcoming, special, April 2, 1974 referendum vote in Boston to chose one of four plans for restructuring the Boston School Committee, the results of which will be up against a referendum in the fall that proposes no changes be made to the School Committee. Guests Bill Owens (a Massachusetts State Representative), Dorothy Jones (of Model Cities of Boston), and John O'Bryant (of Dimock Community Health Center) debate the merits and weaknesses of each of the plans and speak to the need for local and minority representation in the school system. Discussion moderated by Lee Daniels, staff reporter for Channel 2 News.

Producer
Topper Carew

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow
Lee Daniels

Director
Conrad White

Host
Topper Carew
Lee Daniels

Guests
Dorothy Jones
John O'Bryant
Bill Owens

Others
Tony Davis (assistant to the producer)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-01340
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-00131
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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