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Alternate title:Busing : complying with Swann in 1976
Complying with Swann in 1976
Summary:In 1971, when busing was first mandated by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Swann ruling, it strongly polarized public opinion in many communities. Filmed only five years after the controversial precedent was first put into practice, this news program looks at events in Charlotte, North Carolina and Boston, two places that stand as icons in the busing battle.
Contributor:Collingwood, Charles
Sable, Ken
Provider:CBS News
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Busing for school integration Law and legislation United States
Busing for school integration North Carolina Charlotte History
School integration North Carolina Charlotte History
Busing for school integration Massachusetts Boston History
School integration Massachusetts Boston History
Swann, James E
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
Credits:Correspondent: Charles Collingwood.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Civil Rights, Discrimination
Government, Law, Politics
Collection:Films@UM
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