Boston School Report
Original Airdate: 9/13/1974
Item Type: newstape - live feed
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Description : Abstract
Evening Compass special. Press conference at Boston City Hall during the second week of Phase I desegregation of Boston schools. Frank Tivnan (Director of Communications for Mayor Kevin White) introduces the speakers at the press conference. John Coakley (Boston School Department) gives school attendance figures and analyzes trends in attendance. Robert Kiley (Deputy Mayor, City of Boston) reports that sixteen people were arrested in South Boston and Roslindale today. Kiley voices his concern about the number of young people involved in violent incidents. Joseph Jordan (Superintendent, Boston School Department) and Charles Barry (Deputy Superintendent, Boston Police Department) report that a bus was stoned while passing the Old Colony Housing Project in South Boston. Jordan and Barry report that 200 people were gathered outside of the housing project in the afternoon. Jordan is optimistic that the tension in South Boston will abate. The officials take questions from reporters about school attendance, police tactics in South Boston and the safety of bus routes.
Contributor : Host
Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - Police patrol
Busing for school integration - Press conferences
Busing for school integration - School attendance
Busing for school integration - Violence
Police - Arrests
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Police Department
Boston School Department
Old Colony Housing Project
Subject : Geographic Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Type : Genre
News - Television special
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