• Short Summary

    THE PEOPLE OF BOSTON -- THE NEEDY, THE WIDOWS, THE LAME AND THE HALT HE HAD HELPED SO OFTEN -- SAID THEIR LAST GOOD-BYES TO JAMES.......

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  • Description

    THE PEOPLE OF BOSTON -- THE NEEDY, THE WIDOWS, THE LAME AND THE HALT HE HAD HELPED SO OFTEN -- SAID THEIR LAST GOOD-BYES TO JAMES.......

    ....MICHAEL CURLEY (CQ) YESTERDAY. THE MAN, WHO THEY HAD KNOWN DURING HIS FIFTY YEARS IN POLITICS, IS LYING IN STATE IN THE HALL OF FLAGS IN THE MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE (place - source). IT WAS FAMILIAR GROUND FOR CURLEY, WHO HAD SERVED ON TERM OF GOVERNOR OF THE BAY STATE. THE DOORS OF THE CAPITOL BUILDING IN BOSTON ARE REMAINING OPEN AROUND THE CLOCK.

    THE LAST OF THE BIG CITY BOSSES DIED WEDNESDAY, JUST EIGHT DAYS SHORT OF HIS 84TH BIRTHDAY.

    CURLEY'S WIDOWED MOTHER HAD BEEN A CHAR-WOMAN AND WHEN HE BECAME GOVERNOR IN 1935 HE ORDERED THE SCRUB WOMEN, WHO CLEANED THESE FLOORS IN THE CAPITOL, TO NEVER WASH THE FLOORS RESTING ON THEIR HANDS AND KNEES.

    TWO OF HIS NINE CHILDREN SURVIVE HIM. ONE OF THEM, A JESUIT PRIEST, WILL SING CURLEY'S FUNERAL MASS TOMORROW.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA86W0Q49MORC244OSAH1ZHP6VH
    Media URN:
    VLVA86W0Q49MORC244OSAH1ZHP6VH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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