Title

How Television Thwarted Busing for School Desegregation

Document Type

Presentation

Department

American Studies (Scripps)

Publication Date

4-5-2011

Disciplines

American Studies | Arts and Humanities

Abstract

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.

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© 2011 Matthew Delmont

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