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The Life And Complicated Legacy Of Kevin White
Kevin WhiteHis tenure spanned the tumultuous period of court-ordered busing — as well as the rebirth of Boston's downtown. The man Congressman Barney Frank called the hub's "first modern mayor," was also once famously described as “a swingin’ cat’’ by James Brown. We look at the life and complicated legacy of four-term Boston Mayor Kevin White — who died at the age of 82 on Friday.

Guests:
  Tom Keane, former Boston city councilor, frequent Boston Globe columnist
  Micho Spring, former aide to Kevin White
  Brian Mooney, Boston Globe
  Paula Lyons, former aide to Kevin White

More on the life and legacy of Kevin White:
  Video of key moments in Kevin White's tenure from the WGBH Vault
  WGBH's Philip Martin's look at White's efforts to negotiate a tumultuous era in race relations

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