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Fiasco S3E5: “Remedy” 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. 

Connelly, Michael. Rebound!: Basketball, Busing, Larry Bird, and the Rebirth of Boston. MVP Books, 2008. 

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

Kalodner, Howard I. and Fishman, James J. (ed.) Limits of Justice: The Courts’ Role in School Desegregation. Ballinger Publishing Company, 1978.

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

Malloy, Ione. Southie Won’t Go: A Teacher’s Diary of the Desegregation of South Boston High School. University of Illinois Press, 1986. 

Masur, Louis P. The Soiling of Old Glory: The Story of a Photograph that Shocked America. Bloomsbury Press, 2009. 


“Celtics Cut Rookies Flynn, Werkman,” Portsmouth Herald, Oct. 8, 1964.

“Evelyn Wagler Took An Emergency Walk Through a Black Neighborhood … And Died,” Lowell Sun, Oct. 4, 1973. 

“Six Youths Burn Woman To Death,” New York Times, Oct. 4, 1973. 

“Incumbents All Win in Hub’s Lightest Turnout,” Boston Globe, Nov. 7, 1973. 

“Balance Plan Calls for Chaperons on Buses,” Boston Globe, May 15, 1974. 

“A Clear Message From the Judge,” Boston Globe, Jun. 22, 1974. 

“Gerald Ford Is Sworn In As President Following the Resignation of Nixon,” Aug. 9, 1974. 

“Busing to Split Up Athletic Teams,” Boston Globe, Sep. 1, 1974. 

“Kennedy Jeered By Hub Busing Foes,” Boston Globe, Sep. 9, 1974. 

“Building 13’s Job: Get Pupils, Buses, Teachers in Right Place Sept. 12,” Boston Globe, Aug. 13, 1974. 

“Boston Promises Clean Schools, Grounds,” Boston Globe, Sep. 11, 1974. 

“Atkins Advises Blacks to Shun South Boston,” Boston Globe, Sep. 13, 1974.

“Boston Schools Desegregated, Opening Day Generally Peaceful,” Boston Globe, Sep. 13, 1974. 

“Busing Foes Not Sure What’s Next,” Boston Globe, Sep. 13, 1974. 

“Kids … the Real Heroes,” Boston Globe, Sep. 13, 1974. 

“Some Incidents, Widest Boycott in South Boston,” Boston Globe, Sep. 13, 1974. 

“The Walked With Dignity Into the School,” Boston Globe, Sep. 13, 1974. 

“Boston Schools Mostly Calm For Second Day,” Boston Globe, Sep. 14, 1974. 

“Second Day of Busing in Boston: Incidents Continue,” Rutland Daily Herald, Sep. 14, 1974. 

“‘Declaration of Clarification:’ Statement by Hicks, Bulger and Flaherty,” Boston Globe, Sep. 16, 1974.  

“Boston Mayor Criticizes Ford’s Busing Statement,” Redlands Daily Facts, Oct. 10, 1974. 

“Election Over, Boston School Attendance at 76%,” Boston Globe, Nov. 7, 1974. 

“Boston, Southern Students Announce Proposals to Ease School Desegregation,” Boston Globe, Nov. 16, 1974. 

“Roxbury Students ‘Rap’ in Fitchburg,” Boston Globe, Nov. 24, 1974.

“8 So. Boston District Schools Shut After Stabbing, Crowd-Police Clash,” Boston Globe, Dec. 12, 1974. 

“Black Parents Ask Garrity for Recall of National Guard,” Boston Globe, Dec. 12, 1974. 

“Moves That Were Made During the School Crisis,” Boston Globe, Dec. 12, 1974. 

“Peaceful Antibusing Marchers ‘Show Them How Southie Is,’” Boston Globe, Dec. 16, 1974. 

“School Reopening Slated in Boston,” New York Times, Jan. 5, 1975. 

“Masters’ Plan for Desegregating Boston Schools Raises Legal Questions,” Boston Globe, Mar. 25, 1975. 

“NAACP Appeal Seen If Garrity Accepts Masters’ School Plan,” Boston Globe, Apr. 2, 1975. 

“Garrity Likes Most of Masters’ Plan,” Boston Globe, Apr. 10, 1975. 

“Garrity Issues Phase 2 School Order,” Boston Globe, May 11, 1975. 

“U.S. Judge Orders Busing of 21,000 in Boston Schools,” New York Times, May 11, 1975. 

“School Out, Tension Remains As Boston Looks To Next Fall,” Arizona Daily Star, Jun. 22, 1975. 

“Mayor White’s Margin in Boston 4.8%; City Vote Led by a School Board Liberal,” New York Times, Nov. 6, 1975. 

“About Boston: A Year Later, Popular Mayor Faces Challenges,” New York Times, Jan. 9, 1985.

“Atkins, First Black Hub City Councilor, Dies at 69,” Bay State Banner, Jul. 3, 2008. 

“Boston’s Black Population Took Long Path to Roxbury,” Bay State Banner, Jun. 14, 2019. 


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