The story of the photograph that captured Boston's busing crisis.

The story of the photograph that captured Boston's busing crisis.

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April 10 2008 7:00 AM

The Soiling of Old Glory

The photograph that captured Boston's busing crisis: How it was taken, and why it still matters.

Click here to read a slide show on The Soiling of Old Glory.

Click here to read a slide-show essay on the photograph that captured Boston's busing crisis.

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Louis P. Masur teaches American studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. This slide show draws on material from The Soiling of Old Glory: The Story of a Photograph That Shocked America. He can be reached at louis.masur@trincoll.edu. Stanley Forman is currently an award-winning video cameraman at WCVB in Boston. He can be reached art sjforman@verizon.net.

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