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Ten O'Clock News; Nativity Prep School

09/05/1990

Alexandra Marks reports that Barry Hynes is preparing to open Nativity Prep School in Roxbury. The Archdiocese of Boston has provided facilities for the school, and tuition is $10 per month. Interview with Barbara Robinson about her inability to afford other private schools, which she wants to do because she doesn't think the Boston Public Schools are doing enough. Interviews with Hynes and Father Bill Cullen, the principal of the school. Hynes says that the school is modeled after a small Jesuit school in New York City. Cullen says that the school will work together with parents to educate their children. Interviews with teachers Calvin Moore and John Riley about the school. Marks reports that Nativity Prep will accept thirty male students aged eleven to thirteen. Marks' report is accompanied by footage of staff cleaning up the building in preparation for the school year.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Nativity Prep School

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

00:04:14

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Tuition
Teachers
African American students
Private schools
Locations
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Marks, Alexandra (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Nativity Prep School,” 09/05/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0BECB0BCC78F452F940ACD4274741500.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Nativity Prep School.” 09/05/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0BECB0BCC78F452F940ACD4274741500>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Nativity Prep School. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0BECB0BCC78F452F940ACD4274741500
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