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Ten O'Clock News; Police outside South Boston High

09/14/1976

Commissioner Robert DiGrazia, Boston police and US marshals stationed outside South Boston High. Black students exit school, get on bus. Buses slowly come and go. Many officials mill about on sidewalk. Headmaster Jerome Wynegar talks to Joseph Jordan. Later, white students flow out of school en masse. Comments, some racist, from the crowd waiting outside the school can be overheard.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Police outside South Boston High

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

00:16:10

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Police
Jordan, Joseph M.
Busing for school integration
Schools
School buildings
DiGrazia, Robert J.
School management and organization
African American students
Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Police outside South Boston High,” 09/14/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_099660EC980947D0AAAD919D3ABB5AF2.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Police outside South Boston High.” 09/14/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_099660EC980947D0AAAD919D3ABB5AF2>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Police outside South Boston High. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_099660EC980947D0AAAD919D3ABB5AF2
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