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Reverend Earl Jackson opposes the plan to desegregate public housing in Boston
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[Reverend Earl Jackson]
Original Airdate: 7/13/1988

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

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Description : Abstract
David Boeri reports that E.W. Jackson is the manager of WLVG radio station in Cambridge and the pastor of the New Corner Baptist Church in Roxbury. Boeri notes that Jackson addressed a community meeting in South Boston last night about the city's public housing desegregation plan. Boeri reports that Jackson attacked atheism, school busing, and seat belt laws in his speech; he adds that Jackson called the city's housing desegregation plan a form of "social engineering." Boeri's report includes footage of Jackson addressing the community meeting. Boeri interviews Jackson in the studios of WLVG. Jackson discusses public housing integration and says that "freedom of choice" is more important than integrated developments. Boeri reports that James Kelly (Boston City Council) and Dapper O'Neil (Boston City Council) are leading the fight against the desegregation plan, but that interest in the issue is waning among South Boston residents. Boeri interviews Neil Sullivan (Policy Advisor to mayor Ray Flynn). Sullivan says that elements of choice have been preserved in the city's new public housing policy. Boeri's report includes footage of the WLVG radio studio.

Contributor : Reporter
David Boeri
Format : Tape 5878   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102865 
VHS cassette 104283 
digital betacam cassette 104806 
Betacam cassette 104807 

Subject : Keywords
African American religious leaders
Public housing - Integration
Race relations
Radio stations

Subject : Personal Names
Boeri, David
Jackson, Earl
Kelly, James
O'Neil, Albert "Dapper"
Sullivan, Neil

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)

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

Type : Genre
News - Television

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