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Why busing failed [electronic resource] : race, media, and the national resistance to school desegregation / Matthew F. Delmont.

Author/Creator:
Delmont, Matthew F., author.
Publication:
Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Series:
American crossroads ; 42.
American Crossroads ; 42
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Subjects:
Busing for school integration -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
School integration -- Massive resistance movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
The origins of "anti-busing" politics : from New York protests to the Civil Rights Act
Surrender in Chicago : cities' rights and the limits of federal enforcement of school desegregation
Boston before the "busing crisis" : black education activism and official resistance in the cradle liberty
Standing against "busing" : bipartisan and national political opposition to school desegregation
Richard Nixon's "antibusing" presidency
"Miserable women on television" : Irene McCabe, television news, and grassroots "anti-busing" politics
"It's not the bus, it's us" : the complexity of black opinions on "busing"
Television news and the making of the Boston "busing crisis."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 11, 2016).
Contributor:
EBSCOhost
Other format:
Print version: Delmont, Matthew F., author. Why busing failed
ISBN:
9780520959873
0520959876
9780520284241
0520284240
9780520284258
0520284259
0520959876
Publisher Number:
99968631197
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.