Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families - Study Guide Chapter 19-20 Summary & Analysis

J. Anthony Lukas
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Alice McGoff is working as an operator at the New England Telephone Company. Alice participates in a demonstration in front of the telephone company president's, Mercer's house. He is also the United Way chairman and the organization has contributed money to finance busing. She refuses to donate to the United Way and urges her co-workers to do the same and make their donations to the charity of their choice.

Alice continues to participate in prayer marches with the women cajoling various clerics to pray with them. When the Cardinal makes some comments regarding his safety in South Boston, it causes an uproar. The Cardinal apologizes and meets with the Charlestown delegation.

Chapter Twenty is a chapter about the Cardinal who hails from Texas, although he grew up in the Fall River, Massachusetts area. His appointment stuns the Boston diocese. He follows Richard Cardinal...

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