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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Series cast summary:
Jane Curtin ...  Alice McGoff 2 episodes, 1990
CCH Pounder ...  Rachel Twymon 2 episodes, 1990
Erika Alexander ...  Cassandra Twymon 2 episodes, 1990
Georgia Emelin ...  Lisa McGoff 2 episodes, 1990
Sean McCann ...  Power 2 episodes, 1990
James Farentino ...  Mayor Kevin White 2 episodes, 1990
Richard Thomas ...  Colin Diver 2 episodes, 1990
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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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According to J. Anthony Lukas, the author of the original book, Jane Curtin was reading 'Common Ground' when originally offered the role. See more »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Lorimar Productions See more »
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1.33 : 1
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