[Palladino reacts to Supreme Court decision.]
Original Airdate: 6/14/1976
Item Type: newstape - original footage
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Description : Abstract
Pam Bullard interviews Elvira "Pixie" Palladino about her reaction to the Supreme Court's refusal to hear arguments against court-ordered busing in Boston. She is angry about the decision and calls the members of the court a "pack of flaming liberals." Palladino urges the anti-busing movement to continue their protest through legitimate means. Palladino says that the anti-busing movement will pressure elected officials to redress the grievances of the anti-busing movement. Palladino notes that she is more concerned with a politician's stance on busing than with his or her political party; that she would switch to the Republican Party if the party came out against busing. Palladino says that she is opposed to all forms of busing, including a metropolitian busing plan. Palladino accuses the courts of dictating to parents how they should raise their children; she says that forced busing in Boston represents "reverse discrimination."
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - Law and legislation
Busing for school integration - Protest
Morgan v. Hennigan
Subject : Personal Names
O'Neill, Thomas (Tip)
Palladino, Elvira "Pixie"
Type : Genre
News - Unedited
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