Beaten Up in Boston

Zuckerman, Edward
May 1976
New Republic;5/22/76, Vol. 174 Issue 21, p9
Focuses on the move of high school students to establish a public demonstration against antibusing law in the U.S. to the Boston City Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. Protests of the student on school busing; Attitude of City Council President Louise Day Hicks towards the students; Applause of the good behavior of students when they approached the City Hall, by Hicks; Distribution of leaflets in schools calling for a boycott against the law; Demands of students to end "forced busing," accurate reporting of racial incidents in the schools and the resignation of schools Superintendent Marion Fahey; Protest of students against the Judge, who ordered the desegregation of Boston's schools by the use of busing; Attack of students on Theodore Landsmark executive director of the Contractors' Association of Boston; Activities of African American students against white students;.


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