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Ten O'Clock News; Black students, English High

05/18/1980

B-roll footage of African American and white students at work in the pottery studio at English High School. Footage of an African American teacher teaching a history class at English High School. The class discusses social unrest in the 1960s and government efforts to fight poverty. Footage of students passing through a hallway and using escalators at English High School. Exteriors of English High School. Several takes of reporter standup on a new code of discipline that Judge Arthur Garrity has called for in the Boston City Schools. School suspension guidelines have been called into question because minority students are given suspensions more frequently than white students.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Black students, English High

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

00:20:08

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
School management and organization
Classrooms
African American students
Garrity, W. Arthur (Wendell Arthur), 1920-1999
Students
Teachers
Discrimination in education
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Stevens, Sharon (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Black students, English High,” 05/18/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_808E9E0CFA9048F39BC4232E9551CCEE.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Black students, English High.” 05/18/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_808E9E0CFA9048F39BC4232E9551CCEE>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Black students, English High. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_808E9E0CFA9048F39BC4232E9551CCEE
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