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George Kouloheras of Lowell
[Controversy over busing in Lowell]
Original Airdate: 10/26/1987

Length: 00:02:59
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on tension over school desegregation in Lowell. Jones reports that Robert Kennedy (Mayor of Lowell) called on supporters of school desegregation to show support by riding buses with students in Lowell today. Jones' report includes footage of Kennedy addressing supporters, including Evelyn Murphy (Lieutenant governor of Massachusetts), Luis Tiant (former Red Sox pitcher) and Grace Corrigan (mother of astronaut Christa McAuliffe). Jones reports that George Kouloheras (Lowell School Committee) is a leader of the anti-busing movement in Lowell. Jones reports that Kuoloheras is campaigning to elect anti-busing candidates to the Lowell School Committee in order to overturn the present school desegregation plan. Jones interviews Kouloheras. Kouloheras says that he hopes that new school committee will reject busing and find another way to integrate schools. Jones also interviews Michael Kennedy (Regional Manager, National School Bus Service, Inc.) and Donna Senior (Lowell parent) about the bus routes in Lowell. Jones notes that the coming elections will decide how school desegregation is implemented in Lowell. Jones' report is accompanied by footage of students and school buses in Lowell. This tape includes additional footage of school buses on the streets in Lowell.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 5374   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102849 
VHS cassette 104095 
Betacam cassette 79527 
digital betacam cassette 104108 

Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - General
School boards

Subject : Personal Names
Corrigan, Grace
Jones, Marcus
Kennedy, Michael
Kennedy, Robert
Kouloheras, George
Murphy, Evelyn
Senior, Donna
Tiant, Luis

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Lowell School Committee

Subject : Geographic Locations
Lowell (Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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