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South Boston residents square off with police
[Confrontation between South Boston residents and police]
Original Airdate: 5/12/1977

Length: 00:15:19
Item Type: newstape - original footage

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Description : Abstract
Police officers and members of the media are gathered on G Street in front of South Boston High School. Graffiti written in large white letters on the pavement of G Street reads, "Go home, Jerome. You failed." (Graffiti refers to South Boston High School headmaster Jerome Wynegar.) Police are stationed along G Street. A small crowd on the steps of a house jeers at police. The crowd refuses to disperse. Police officers in riot helmets assemble in front of the house. Four women and two men are put into police vans. Two of the women struggle with the police, and one man is dragged into the van. The crowd retreats into the house on G Street. James Kelly (South Boston Information Center) talks to a woman about the conflict between the crowd and police. Joseph Jordan (Police Commissioner, City of Boston) confers with police officials outside of South Boston High School.

Format : Tape 191   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 24617 
VHS cassette 77068 
Betacam cassette 63801 
digital betacam cassette 76312 

Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - Police patrol
Busing for school integration - Protest
Police - Arrests
Police patrol
South Boston High School

Subject : Personal Names
Jordan, Joseph
Kelly, James
Wynegar, Jerome

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Police Department

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Unedited

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