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A police officer stationed on the roof of Charlestown High School
[First day of school at Charlestown High School]
Original Airdate: 9/8/1975

Length: 00:20:24
Item Type: newstape - original footage

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Description : Abstract
Footage of the first day of school at Charlestown High during year two of desegregation in Boston. Media crews gather at the foot of the Bunker Hill Monument. Helicopters circle overhead. Police in riot helmets and MDC officers on horseback are stationed in front of the school. A police officer with a rifle is posted on the roof of the school. No buses have yet arrived.

Format : Tape A49   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 64793 
VHS cassette 109752 
VHS cassette 109753 
digital betacam cassette 54590 
Betacam cassette 54652 

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

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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