How Television Thwarted Busing for School Desegregation
American Studies (Scripps)
Matthew Delmont is Assistant Professor of American Studies at Scripps College. He is the author of "The Plight of the 'Able Student': Ruth Wright Hayre and the Struggle for Equality in Philadelphia's Black High Schools, 1955-1965," in the History of Education Quarterly (2010) and "Michael Jackson & Television before Thriller," in the Journal of Pan-African Studies (2010), as well as the forthcoming book, The Nicest Kids in Town: American Bandstand and School Segregation in Postwar Philadelphia.
© 2011 Matthew Delmont
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Delmont, Matthew, "How Television Thwarted Busing for School Desegregation" (2011). Scripps Faculty Publications and Research. Paper 13.