Dateline St. Augustine; Day of Arrests, A
- Dateline St. Augustine
- Day of Arrests, A
- Program Number
- Series Description
Radio, 3/24-4/3, 1964. "On the spot coverage of the struggle for civil rights in America's oldest city." The series was produced by Ted Mascott and T.F.Conley in St. Augustine, FL, coordinating producers in Boston were Leslie Darren and N. Arnold Shaw Series release date: 1964
- Program Description
Series description: Radio, 3/24-4/3, 1964. "On the spot coverage of the struggle for civil rights in America's oldest city." The series was produced by Ted Mascott and T.F.Conley in St. Augustine, FL, coordinating producers in Boston were Leslie Darren and N. Arnold Shaw
Program 8: T.F. Conley reporting on events of 3/30 - 4/1/1964: Ted Mascott is arrested while reporting on the St. Augustine police beating of a demonstrator with a cattleprod. Excerpts of actualities of delegation of protesters led by Mary Parkman Peabody (mother of MA. Governor Endicott Peabody) seeking to integrate the Monson Motor Lodge. Confrontation with Monson General Manager James Brock. After leaving the Monson, Mrs. Peabody, Rev. William England, Robert Hayling, Mrs. Burgess, and others seek service at the Ponce de Leon Motor Lodge and are again denied. Mrs. Peabody would, on 4/1, be arrested at the Ponce de Leon for refusing to leave the premises
Program then moves to T.F. Conley exclusive interview with Mrs. Peabody, prior to her arrest, on her impressions of the current situation in St. Augustine. Later Conley notes that Mrs. Peabody was arrested, and Gov. Peabody holds press conference at the statehouse in Boston, excerpts are heard.
Program concludes with Conley interviewing Walt Wagoner, a Yale University student, who had been recently released from jail for his part in a sit-in protest at a St. Augustine pharmacy lunch counter.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- News Report
- Social Issues
- Race and Ethnicity
- Conley, T.F. (Series Producer)
- Mascott, Ted (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Dateline St. Augustine; Day of Arrests, A,” 03/31/1964, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 25, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E48D0EADB5DB48D59BB7B4A3FBC3D339.
- MLA: “Dateline St. Augustine; Day of Arrests, A.” 03/31/1964. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 25, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E48D0EADB5DB48D59BB7B4A3FBC3D339>.
- APA: Dateline St. Augustine; Day of Arrests, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_E48D0EADB5DB48D59BB7B4A3FBC3D339