MENU

Episode 1: The Mayor

Episode 1 focuses on the conflict between then-mayor Kevin White, Judge Arthur Garrity, and then-president Gerald Ford, including the standoff over sending federal troops to enforce bussing in Boston. Following the audioplay, we will bring you a panel moderated by scholar and Facing History-affiliated teacher Neema Avashia featuring Bishop John Borders III, Dr. Karilyn Crockett, and Professor Matthew Delmont.

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE:

Adapted from J. Anthony Lukas' Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families 
by Kirsten Greenidge
Directed by Melia Bensussen
Sound Design & Composition: Owen Meadows
Sound Engineering: Matthew Freije
Line producer: Rosalind Bevan
Dramaturg: Charles Haugland

 

Donate to make more work like this possible

 

WATCH THE CAPTIONED EPISODE:




MEET THE ARTISTS & PANELISTS:

CAST

Matthew Bretschneider

Michael Kaye

Omar Robinson

Brenda Withers

PANEL MODERATOR

Neema Avashia

PANELISTS

Dr. Karilyn Crockett

Bishop John Borders III

Dr. Matthew Delmont

 

Photo: Stan Grossfeld, Courtesy of The Boston Globe


© 2021 The Huntington. All rights reserved | Trouble viewing this site? Please download Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.