Ten O'Clock News; First day of school, Charlestown
Tone at the beginning of the video. Footage of the first day of school at Charlestown High School during Phase II desegregation of Boston schools. Exterior shots of school building. Media crews are gathered at the foot of Bunker Hill Monument to cover the arrival of buses. Helicopter noise is audible. A school bus accompanied by a police officer on motorcycle pulls up in front of the school. Students, mostly African American, exit the bus. The bus pulls away and police line the street in front of the school. A second bus pulls up. The students exit the bus and head to the entrance of the school. Students and teachers inside the school look out the window at the activity on the street.
- Ten O'Clock News
First day of school, Charlestown
- 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
- School buildings
- Busing for school integration
- Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
- African American students
- School buildings
- Police patrol
- Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
- News Report
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; First day of school, Charlestown,” 09/08/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 8, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_45A29C1AAEFE45A7963D44C4911B603B.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; First day of school, Charlestown.” 09/08/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 8, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_45A29C1AAEFE45A7963D44C4911B603B>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; First day of school, Charlestown. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_45A29C1AAEFE45A7963D44C4911B603B