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Judy Stoia reports on how busing has affected Boston's Chinese American community
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Evening Compass broadcast
Original Airdate: 9/12/1975

Length: 00:28:35
Item Type: newstape - aircheck

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Description : Abstract
Evening Compass newscast during the first week of Phase II desegregation of Boston schools. Ed Baumeister reads school attendance statistics and gives a summary of the day's events relating to the schools. Pam Bullard reports on efforts by the Boston School Committee, the Boston Home and School Association, and the City of Boston to appeal the Phase II busing plan in court. Bullard notes that the chances of overturning the plan are slim. Paul deGive interviews Father William Joy (St. Mary's Parish) about the residents of and the atmosphere in the Bunker Hill housing project in Charlestown. Joy says that the Catholic Church has not responded to the needs of the project residents. DeGive also interviews teenage project resident Danny Sullivan. Sullivan says that youth in the housing project do not deserve their bad reputation. Gary Griffith interviews Joseph Timilty (mayoral candidate) about the upcoming election. Timilty says that he avoids busing as a campaign issue. Bullard interviews Kathleen Sullivan (Boston School Committee). Sullivan accuses Superintendent Marion Fahey of making school appointments based on politics rather than performance. Judy Stoia reports on the reactions of Boston's Chinese American community to busing. She interviews Louisa Lock (resident), Albert Lau (Bilingual Coordinator) and Peter Chan (Chinatown Little City Hall) on the need for more Chinese American teachers and school aides. Greg Pilkington comments on the majority non-white population in Boston schools. He reports on the reaction of African American leaders to speculation of "white flight".

This tape has audible time code on track 2 and visible time code burned in at the top of the picure.

Contributor : Host
Ed Baumeister
Pam Bullard
Paul deGive
Gary Griffith
Greg Pilkington

Contributor : Reporter
Judy Stoia
Format : Tape 1483   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 53621 
VHS cassette 103217 
VHS cassette 103218 
digital betacam cassette 54589 
Betacam cassette 54655 

Subject : Keywords
Asian Americans
Busing for school integration - African Americans and
Busing for school integration - Asian Americans and
Busing for school integration - Catholic Church
Busing for school integration - Law and legislation
Busing for school integration - School attendance
Busing for school integration - School boards
Busing for school integration - School management and organization
Busing for school integration - Students
Busing for school integration - Violence
Catholic church
Electioneering (Political campaigns)
Morgan v. Hennigan
Public housing
Race relations
School superintendents
Urban youth

Subject : Personal Names
Baumeister, Ed
Bullard, Pam
Campbell, Levin
Chan, Peter
Coakley, John
Coffin, Frank
Connolly, Matthew
deGive, Paul
Fahey, Marion
Fremont-Smith, Thayer
Garrity, W. Arthur Jr.
Griffith, Gary
Hambleton, Herbert
Jackson, Ellen
Joy, William
Kelly, John
Kerrigan, John
Laquidara, Frank
Lau, Albert
Leftwich, Charles
Leubsdorf, John
Lock, Louisa
Maloney, Kevin
McCabe, Robert
McEntee, Edward
Murphy, George
Necheles, Carmen
Parks, Paul
Pilkington, Greg
Schwartz, Robert
Stoia, Judy
Sullivan, Danny
Sullivan, Kathleen
Timilty, Joseph
White, Kevin
Wilson, Percy

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Archdiocese of Boston
Boston Home and School Association
Boston School Committee
Boston School Department
Bunker Hill Housing Project

Subject : Geographic Locations
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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