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James Kelly and Ray Flynn at a South Boston meeting on public housing integration
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[South Boston residents oppose housing integration]
Original Airdate: 1/12/1988

Length: 00:02:09
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Christopher Lydon reports that Ray Flynn (Mayor of Boston) attended a community meeting in South Boston to discuss public housing integration. Lydon notes that the audience was hostile in their opposition to the issue. Lydon's report includes footage from the meeting. James Kelly (Boston City Council) speaks out against public housing integration. The crowd cheers. The crowd jeers at Flynn as he makes the case for a fair and equitable housing policy. Lydon notes that Kelly linked the housing integration issue to memories of school desegregation in the 1970s.

Contributor : Reporter
Christopher Lydon
Format : Tape 5582   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 100701 
VHS cassette 104208 
Betacam cassette 104207 
digital betacam cassette 104206 

Subject : Keywords
Public housing - Integration

Subject : Personal Names
Flynn, Raymond
Kelly, James
Lydon, Christopher
Tierney, Leo

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

Type : Genre
News - Television

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