Ten O'Clock News; Rescinding welfare cards
Mayor of Lawrence Kevin Sullivan explains making an example of drug criminals receiving welfare. Public defender says that only fraction of individuals arrested have been involved with drug trade. Police Lieutenant Baker in charge of mayor's war on drugs cites small portion of drug-related card seizures. Discussion of ethics on revoking cards after "serious felony" instead of drug activity. Public defender accuses Sullivan of taking advantage of vulnerable citizens. Baker and Kelly discuss typical arrest file with welfare card seizure.
- Ten O'Clock News
Rescinding welfare cards
- Series Description
NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.
(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Public welfare
- Drug control
- Arrest (Police methods)
- Lawrence (Mass.)
- News Report
- Kelly, Hope (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Rescinding welfare cards,” 08/16/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_01B1EF00FDB84576B97A5DAE9F7C786F.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Rescinding welfare cards.” 08/16/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_01B1EF00FDB84576B97A5DAE9F7C786F>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Rescinding welfare cards. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_01B1EF00FDB84576B97A5DAE9F7C786F