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Judge Arthur Garrity talks about media coverage of busing in Boston
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[Judge Garrity speaks, tape 1]
Original Airdate: 9/23/1985

Length: 00:19:58
Item Type: newstape - original footage

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Description : Abstract
Arthur Garrity (federal judge) speaks at a meeting of the Citywide Educational Coalition (CWEC). Jane Margulis (CWEC) introduces Garrity. Laval Wilson (Superintendent, Boston Public Schools), Sidney Smith (Headmaster, English High School), and Ellen Guiney (CWEC) sit on stage. Garrity talks about his efforts to wrap up the school desegregation case. He says that there are a few lingering matters to be handled before he withdraws. Garrity thanks the CWEC for providing factual and reliable information about school desegregation. Garrity talks about a "sea of misinformation" surrounding school desegregation. He refutes rumors that he was involved in hiring teachers and buying supplies. Garrity compliments John Coakley (Boston School Department) on his career in the Boston School Department; he mentions Coakley's integrity and dedication to his job. Garrity sums up the challenges facing the Boston Public Schools; he says that school integration is an ongoing process.

Format : Tape 4444   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 21043 
VHS cassette 103382 
Betacam cassette 79537 
digital betacam cassette 103391 

Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - General

Subject : Personal Names
Coakley, John
Garrity, W. Arthur, Jr.
Guiney, Ellen
Margulis, Jane
Smith, Sidney
Wilson, Dr. Laval

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Citywide Education Coalition (CWEC)

Type : Genre
News - Unedited

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