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Ten O'Clock News; African Americans in Rockwell paintings

02/24/1989

Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge exhibit a collection of Norman Rockwell's paintings in celebration of Black History Month. The paintings in the exhibit depict African Americans, often in subservient positions, as well a his later works depicting moments in the Civil Rights Movement and African American history. People from the museum give historical context. Closeups on many of the paintings. Following the story is b-roll of the exhibit and individual paintings.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

African Americans in Rockwell paintings

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

00:11:33

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Artists
Art -- Exhibitions
African Americans -- Civil rights
African Americans -- History
Art museums
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978
Arts
African Americans in art
Locations
Stockbridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Fields, Carmen (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; African Americans in Rockwell paintings,” 02/24/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73631E6A7D844327A22A3CDACC674339.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; African Americans in Rockwell paintings.” 02/24/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73631E6A7D844327A22A3CDACC674339>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; African Americans in Rockwell paintings. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73631E6A7D844327A22A3CDACC674339
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