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This resident of Arizona praised Mayor Kevin White for his accomplishments in Boston. He believed the mayor upheld his position as a public official and supported Boston busing.

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A researching student in Delaware hoped to understand the busing situation in Boston. They wanted to focus on the educational situation in Boston.

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A resident of New York created a tape for the mayor to listen to. The resident stated that the situation in Boston called for an individual to "got to work for America."

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Mayor Kevin White wrote a brief general letter to a resident of New York concerning Boston Busing. The mayor indicated that his main concern was student safety. He thanked the resident for their suggestions.

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The letter argued that busing harmed education and cited an incident of violence involving a young student with a black belt. The author felt sympathy towards Mayor White and believed he had a solution to the problem.

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This letter from California addressed race awareness in children. The resident stated that they were in shock of the parent's of students reactions to integration especially foreign parents. The resident argued that parents made the situation worse…

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This brief letter from a resident of New York asked the Mayor to enlist the Dorchester football players to "help overcome the burdens." The resident felt sympathy towards the situation in Boston.

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A resident of Bristol, Florida argued that races should not mix if it is against God's will. The letter cited Boston's history, international history and north/ south aggression. The resident believed in the superiority of the white race and claimed…

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Mayor Kevin White thanked the resident of Florida for the book they provided. He encouraged the resident to keep their faith and ask questions about the busing situation.

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A resident of Atlanta, Georgia disagreed with the role of the government in accordance with Boston busing. The letter cited "Brown V. Board of Education" and argued the government's decisions have led to "the destruction of business and industry."The…
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