Ten O'Clock News; Carson Beach
African American beachgoers are escorted onto Carson Beach in South Boston by Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) police officers. Officers are posted on the beach, forming a ring around the African American beachgoers. Police officers station themselves at the edge of the water as children play. Police officers line up near the recreation building, observing the action on the beach. Three MDC police boats patrol the water. Three white males are escorted from the beach. White beachgoers stand around, observing the scene.
- Ten O'Clock News
- 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
- Race relations
- Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Commission
- African Americans
- Police patrol
- South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
- News Report
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Carson Beach,” 08/03/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06B380D13C604FB68BB9E62930F0DE47.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Carson Beach.” 08/03/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06B380D13C604FB68BB9E62930F0DE47>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Carson Beach. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06B380D13C604FB68BB9E62930F0DE47