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Ten O'Clock News; Kearney, Conway, O'Shea on busing

09/10/1975

Judy Stoia interviews Dennis Kearney (State Representative), Gloria Conway (Editor, Charlestown Patriot) and Mon O'Shea (Associate Dean, Bunker Hill Community College) on the steps of the Bunker Hill Monument. They talk about the anti-busing movement in Charlestown. O'Shea says that the media have portrayed Charlestown as a violent community; that the Charlestown anti-busing movement is working for public safety and rumor control. Conway discusses the damage the media can cause by reporting unverified rumors. Paul deGive interviews Conway on police presence in Charlestown and about violent youth in Charlestown. Conway says that police officers in Charlestown allowed a peaceful demonstration to proceed today; that residents need to vent their frustrations. Conway discusses the ways local and national media interact with the people involved in the busing situation, while they shoot cutaways. Tape 3 of 3


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Kearney, Conway, O'Shea on busing

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

Duration

00:17:37

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
Urban youth
Busing for school integration
Demonstrations
Police patrol
Violence
Locations
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
deGive, Paul (Reporter)
Stoia, Judy (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Kearney, Conway, O'Shea on busing,” 09/10/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_04B7B3BEBC674149B3EEE3C838DBCB7F.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Kearney, Conway, O'Shea on busing.” 09/10/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_04B7B3BEBC674149B3EEE3C838DBCB7F>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Kearney, Conway, O'Shea on busing. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_04B7B3BEBC674149B3EEE3C838DBCB7F
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