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Place to Call Home, A


Alan Gartner, Boston Chapter, Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) discusses the details of a CORE sponsored "rent strike" against Mr. Rubin over substandard living conditions in several apartment buildings he owns in Roxbury.

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Place to Call Home, A
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Radio. "(Series addressing) The problems and possibilities of housing for Negro citizens of Boston are documented in four hour-long broadcasts...following a presentation (of) documentary evidence, a panel of experts will give their views on the problems raised. Moderating the discussion by government officials, real estate agents, and integration spokesmen will be Leonard Fein, Assistant Professor of Political Science, MIT." Series release date: 1964



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Lee, Richard (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Place to Call Home, A,” 05/04/1964, GBH Archives, accessed January 28, 2021,
MLA: “Place to Call Home, A.” 05/04/1964. GBH Archives. Web. January 28, 2021. <>.
APA: Place to Call Home, A. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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