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Fiasco S3E3: “Exodus” Bibliography


Batson, Ruth. The Black Educational Movement in Boston: A Sequence of Historical Events. Northeastern University, 2001.

Buell Jr., Emmett H. and Brisbin Jr., Richard A. School Desegregation and Defended Neighborhoods: The Boston Controversy. Lexington Books, 1982. 

Delmont, Matthew F. Why Busing Failed: Race, Media, and the National Resistance to School Desegregation. University of California Press, 2016. 

Formisano, Ronald P. Boston Against Busing: Race, Class and Ethnicity in the 1960s and 1970s. University of North Carolina Press, 2012. 

Frank, Barney. Frank. Picador, 2016. 

King, Mel. Chain of Change: Struggles for Black Community Development. South End Press, 1981.

Lukas, J. Anthony. Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families. Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. 

Moore, Leonard N. The Defeat of Black Power: Civil Rights and the National Black Political Convention of 1972. LSU Press, 2018. 

Risen, Clay. A Nation on Fire: America in the Wake of the King Assassination. Wiley, 2009. 


“A Mile of Marchers,” Boston Globe, Apr. 24, 1965. 

“Atkins, Saltonstall Win As Precedents Topple,” Boston Globe, Nov. 8, 1967. 

“15,000 March in Sorrow Here,” Boston Globe, Apr. 5, 1968. 

“The Minister of Peace is Slain,” Boston Globe, Apr. 5, 1968. 

“Afro-American Flag Raised,” Boston Globe, Apr. 9, 1968. 

“Black Police, Schools, Businesses, Demanded at Rally,” Boston Globe, Apr. 9, 1968. 

“On Common, an Echo of April 1968,” Boston Globe, Apr. 9, 1968. 

“English High Okays African Dress,” Boston Globe, Sept. 20, 1968. 

“State Halts Boston, Springfield, N. Bedford School Aid to Enforce Racial Law,” Boston Globe, May 26, 1971. 

“Ten Buses Dynamited in Pontiac, Michigan,” Jacksonville Daily Journal, Sept. 1, 1971.

“Opening Day at Lee School,” Boston Evening Globe, Sept. 9, 1971. 

 “Lee is Close, But Yet So Far Away,” Boston Globe, Sept. 10, 1971.

“White Boycott Continues at Lee School,” Boston Globe, Sept. 10, 1971. 

“School Busing Ban Ties Up $26 Billion in Education Aid,” Chicago Tribune, Nov. 6, 1971. 

“Education: The Agony of Busing Moves North,” Time, Nov. 15, 1971.

“Black Political Groups Await Parley Opening,” Muncie Evening Press, March 10, 1972.

“Black Assembly Voted at Parley,” New York Times, Mar. 13, 1972. 

“Black History: Operation Exodus,” Bay State Banner, Sept. 8, 1977. 

“The Bay State Banner: The Paper and the Publisher,” Boston Globe, Nov. 22, 1981. 

“Kevin H. White, Mayor Who Led Boston in Busing Crisis, Dies at 82,” New York Times, Jan. 27, 2012. 


“We Don’t Dig No Busing” by The Greer Brothers

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