Ten O'Clock News; South Boston High School
No audio at the beginning. The first day of school at South Boston High School during Phase II desegregation of Boston schools. Helmeted members of the Tactical Patrol Force and US Marshals are present in the school yard and on the street. Exteriors of the South Boston High School building. Headmaster William Reid (Headmaster, South Boston High School), Charles Barry (Deputy Superintendent, Boston Police Department), Peter Meade (Mayor's Office) and others confer on the street outside of the school. White students approach on foot. Buses carrying African American students arrive with a police motorcycle escort. Two groups of press photographers are cordoned off behind ropes in front of the school. African American students exit buses. A police helicopter circles the area.
- Ten O'Clock News
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
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- First day of school
- School buildings
- Busing for school integration
- African American students
- Police patrol
- Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
- South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
- News Report
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; South Boston High School,” 09/08/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 31, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77E2A014AB2E4CB4922C1B94EE283BB3.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; South Boston High School.” 09/08/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 31, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77E2A014AB2E4CB4922C1B94EE283BB3>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; South Boston High School. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_77E2A014AB2E4CB4922C1B94EE283BB3