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

09/10/1975

Judy Stoia interviews Gloria Conway (Editor, Charlestown Patriot), Dennis Kearney (State Representative) and Mon O'Shea (Associate Dean, Bunker Hill Community College) on the steps of the Bunker Hill Monument. They talk about youth violence, racism and the anti-busing movement in Charlestown. Conway says that racist graffiti in the neighborhood represents the actions of only a few people. Kearney recounts seeing a crowd of people, of which a few taunted a bus of African American students, while they others in the crowd were abhorred. Conway says that the Charlestown anti-busing movement is committed to non-violence. Sound cuts out at the very end. Tape 2 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

00:04:59

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Race relations
Vandalism
Busing for school integration
Violence
Urban youth
Locations
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Stoia, Judy (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Kearney, Conway, O'Shea on busing,” 09/10/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F075F67EB0D4EBAB11A998B062EB1A3.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Kearney, Conway, O'Shea on busing.” 09/10/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F075F67EB0D4EBAB11A998B062EB1A3>.
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_3F075F67EB0D4EBAB11A998B062EB1A3
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