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School buses pull up outside of Charlestown High School
[Buses at Charlestown High School on the first day of school]
Original Airdate: 9/8/1976

Length: 00:20:59
Item Type: newstape - original footage

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Description : Abstract
Police officers and US Marshals are present outside of Charlestown High School on the first day of school during the third year of court-ordered busing in Boston. The media is gathered across the street from the school, at the foot of the Bunker Hill Monument. Robert DiGrazia confers with police and surveys the scene outside of the school. A group of buses with a police motorcycle escort pulls up to the school. African American students exit the buses and enter the school. A crowd of white youth gathers near the school. Dennis Kearney (State Representative) and Robert Murphy (Headmaster, Charlestown High School) talk to the crowd of youths. DiGrazia and Captain Bill MacDonald (Boston Police Department) confer near the crowd.

Format : Tape A38   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 53611 
VHS cassette 77055 
digital betacam cassette 54610 
Betacam cassette 54623 

Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - First day of school
Busing for school integration - Police patrol
Busing for school integration - School buildings and classrooms
Busing for school integration - Students
Charlestown High School
Police patrol

Subject : Personal Names
DiGrazia, Robert
Kearney, Dennis
MacDonald, Bill
Murphy, Robert

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Police Department
MDC (Metropolitan District Commission) Police Department
US Marshals

Subject : Geographic Locations
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Unedited

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