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Ten O'Clock News; South Boston High School

09/13/1976

State and Boston police and US marshals outside South Boston High School. Black students get off buses. Headmaster Jerome Wynegar. Girls in parochial school uniforms walk by. More black students get off buses, walk up to school. Police on motorcycles escort empty buses away from school. Mass of white students wait at iron fence. TV cameramen and news photographers stand by. Girl wearing Southie sweatshirt. White students are allowed to enter school.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

South Boston High 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

00:20:36

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
School integration
Students
Police
Massachusetts. Dept. of State Police
Busing for school integration
Schools
Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
African American students
School uniforms
Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Bullard, Pam (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; South Boston High School,” 09/13/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_76E87A4D25DB44F4B18C8DD5C919D3F6.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; South Boston High School.” 09/13/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_76E87A4D25DB44F4B18C8DD5C919D3F6>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; South Boston High School. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_76E87A4D25DB44F4B18C8DD5C919D3F6
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