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Boston, MA

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Boston Globe.

Boston Phoenix. Alternative paper.

Christian Science Monitor.

In the Library: Articles

Spillane, Margaret. "Saving kids with sandwiches, juice & petty cash," Nation (1/2/96):16-. Boston's Dorchester Youth Collaborative.

Theoharris, Jeanne F. "'We saved the city': Black struggles for educational equality in Boston, 1960-1976," Radical History Review 81 (fall 01):61-93.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Alberts, William E. The Role of the Mainstream Media in Discrediting Black Candidates: The Boston Mayoral Campaigns of 1983 & 1993 (Boston: U. Massachusetts, 1995).

Beatty, Jack. The Rascal King: The Life & Times of James Michael Curley, 1874-1958 (Cambridge MA: Da Capo, 2000).

Bush, Rod (ed.) The New Black Vote: Politics & Power in Four American Cities (San Francisco: Synthesis, 1984). Oakland, Detroit, Chicago & Boston.

Connolly, James J. The Triumph of Ethnic Progressivism: Urban Political Culture in Boston, 1900-1925 (Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1998).

Elsinger, Peter K. The Politics of Displacement: Race & Ethnic Transition in Three American Cities (NY: Academic, 1980).

Hardy-Fanta, Carol. Latina Politics, Latino Politics: Gender, Culture & Political Participation in Boston (Philadelphia: Temple U., 1993).

Lapomarda, Vincent A. The Boston Mayor Who Became Truman's Secretary of Labor: Maurice J. Tobin & the Democratic Party (NY: P. Lang, 1995).

Nelson, William E. Black Atlantic Politics: Dilemmas of Political Empowerment in Boston & Liverpool (Albany: SUNY, 2000).

O'Connor, Thomas H. Building a New Boston: Politics & Urban Renewal, 1950-1970 (Boston: Northeastern U., 1993).

__________. The Boston Irish: A Political History (Boston: Northeastern H., 1995).

Strom, Sharon Hartman. Political Woman: Florence Luscomb & the Legacy of Radical Reform (Philadelphia: Temple, 2001).

Taylor, Steven J.L. Desegregation in Boston & Buffalo: The Influence of Local Leaders (Albany: SUNY, 1998).

Von Hoffman, Alexander. Local Attachments: The Making of an American Urban Neighborhood, 1850 to 1920 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1994). Jamaica Plain.

In the Library: Fiction

Barnes, Linda. The Big Dig (NY: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2002).

Gerritsen, Tess. The Sinner (NY: Ballantine, 2003).

McDonald, Gregory. Flynn's World (NY: Pantheon, 2003). Mystery.

Sinclair, Upton. Boston: A Documentary Novel of the Sacco-Vanzetti Case [1928] (Cambridge MA: R. Bentley, 1978).

Yoshikawa, Mako. Once Removed (NY: Bantam, 2003). Undying friendship between women.

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"A Civil Action" [1998], dir. Stephen Zaillian, 112m. In video stores.

"The Last Hurrah" [1958], dir. John Ford, 121m. In video stores.

"Mystery Street" [1950], dir. John Sturges, 93m.

"Mystic River" [2003], dir. Clint Eastwood, 137m. In video stores.

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