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Common Ground (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  25 March 1990 (USA)
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Fact based story about the racial tensions that occurred in Boston in the 1970's because of court ordered busing to end desegregation. The story focuses on an African-American mother ... See full summary »

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Fact based story about the racial tensions that occurred in Boston in the 1970's because of court ordered busing to end desegregation. The story focuses on an African-American mother determined to get her children a quality education and a white lawyer trying to deal with inner city problems. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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