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Ten O'Clock News; Krugerrand

09/28/1977

Interview with Boston coin dealer Ed Leventhal who says people are not flocking to buy the newly offered South African Krugerrand, one troy ounce of gold selling for about $163. B-roll of gold and coin dealer's stores. Several takes of reporter standup from the Boson coin district on Bromfield Street. Interview with Margaret Marshall who explains why investment in the Krugerrand supports discriminatory gold mining industry and therefore apartheid. Contemporary TV ads for Krugerrands, for editing into the news story.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Krugerrand

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

00:17:02

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
South Africa
Apartheid
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Solman, Paul (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Krugerrand,” 09/28/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BFFBEC9953345CFA2186E192D395024.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Krugerrand.” 09/28/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BFFBEC9953345CFA2186E192D395024>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Krugerrand. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BFFBEC9953345CFA2186E192D395024
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