Press release: “Congress Votes Down Busing”

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Title

Press release: “Congress Votes Down Busing”

Subject

Busing for school integration
Esch, Marvin L. (Marvin Leonel), 1927-2010
Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001

Description

This press release declares that the U.S. House of Representatives, with Congressman Moakley’s support, has adopted constitutional amendment to ban forced busing. The amendment was introduced by Congressman Marvin Esch (R-Michigan). The press release also notes that “pro-busing forces in the Senate are expected” to attempt to block the amendment, but that the House “will not accept any compromise measure.”

Creator

Moakley, John Joseph

Source

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Papers, 1926-2001 (MS100)
Series 03.09 Legislative Assistants' Files: General Files, Box 1 Folder 2

Publisher

John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute at Suffolk University, Boston, Mass.

Date

circa March 1974-circa July 1974

Contributor

Kintz, Laura

Rights

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Relation

This press release declares that the U.S. House of Representatives, with Congressman Moakley’s support, has adopted constitutional amendment to ban forced busing. The amendment was introduced by Congressman Marvin Esch (R-Michigan). The press release also notes that “pro-busing forces in the Senate are expected” to attempt to block the amendment, but that the House “will not accept any compromise measure.”

Format

JPEG (Image coding standard)

Language

English

Type

Press release

Identifier

DI-0494

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Original Format

Press release

Files

DI-0494.jpg

Citation

Moakley, John Joseph, “Press release: “Congress Votes Down Busing”,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed August 11, 2022, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/313.