Flynn v. King 1983

In 1983, Mayor of Boston Kevin White chose not to run for reelection, leading to a rare open race for the mayor seat. Voters chose less established candidates Ray Flynn and Mel King as the two finalists, signaling a desire for change.

Featuring interviews with Ray Flynn, Mel King, former City Councilor Lawrence DiCara, Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi and local historian and author Jim Vrabel. Produced in 2019.