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ACORN protesters demand more affordable housing from the Flynn administration
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[ACORN visits Flynn's office to protest housing policy]
Original Airdate: 8/14/1986

Length: 00:02:18
Item Type: newstape - edited story master


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Description : Abstract
David Boeri reports on a demonstration by members of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now), outside of the offices of Ray Flynn (Mayor of Boston). Boeri notes that the demonstrators were advocating for more affordable housing in Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan. Boeri's report includes footage of Peggy Jackson (ACORN demonstrator) and Neil Sullivan (Director of housing policy for the Flynn administration) debating the administration's affordable housing policy. Boeri notes that the demonstrators demanded the deed to a vacant lot in order to develop affordable housing themselves.


Contributor : Reporter
David Boeri
Format : Tape 4563   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102110 
VHS cassette 103341 
Betacam cassette 103340 
digital betacam cassette 103339 

Subject : Keywords
Housing
Urban poor

Subject : Personal Names
Boeri, David
Flynn, Raymond
Jackson, Peggy
Sullivan, Neil

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now)

Type : Genre
News - Television



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