A Year of Pain and Fright: Speaking of Busing

Cottle, Thomas J.
January 1975
New Republic;1/25/75, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p14
Comments on the social unrest caused by the busing of school children in Boston, Massachusetts, for the purpose of desegregation in schools. Problems due to the large amount of opposition to busing which even led to a school closure; Interviews with a student, a teacher and a policeman; School year of pain and fright; Comments from a young black man and a young white man; Racism at the heart of the resistance to school desegregation.


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