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Desegregation in Austin

Five Decades of Social Change: A Timeline

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Approximately 150 irate, distraught Austin parents meet with U.S. Representative Jake Pickle to ask his support for anti-busing legislation. [AF-Segregation-Public Schools-S1700 (2)-1980; The Austin Citizen, “Pickle Conference Leaves Anti-busers Frustrated,” January 21, 1980]