Oral history interview with James Feeney (OH-048)

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Collection Number

Moakley Oral History Project OH-048

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Running Time

1900-01-01

Description

James P. Feeney, who was born and raised in South Boston, Massachusetts, discusses the impact of the 1974 Garrity decision, which required students to be bused between Boston neighborhoods with the intention of creating racial balance in the public schools. The interview covers South Boston’s reaction to the decision; the media coverage of the aftermath of the decision; various protests and demonstrations that took place; and how the dynamics of South Boston changed during that time period.

Interview Date

2005

Publisher

Suffolk University

Keywords

Busing for school integration, Boston Public Schools, Boston (Mass.)--School Committee, Morgan v. Hennigan Case

Subject Headings

Busing for school integration, South Boston (Mass), Morgan v. Hennigan (379 F. Supp. 410)

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Oral history interview with James Feeney (OH-048)

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