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September 30, 2012

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I will watch the video asap. Thanks for this. I'm always amazed at how people don't know about Boston's history of segregation and racism (it's almost literally, as Joe Biden would say :) built into the landscape. I used the book The Soiling of Old Glory: The Story of A Photograph that Shocked America by Louis Masur in a class at Berkeley. People were shocked all over again! Here's a link to a chapter that is online if you are interested.

http://digitaljournalist.org/issue0803/the-photograph-that-shocked-america-and-the-victim-who-stepped-outside-the-frame.html

Oh, I am interested -- thank you, Jane!

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