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Ten O'Clock News; Jerome Wynegar, Part 1


Interview with headmaster Jerome Wynegar about changes at South Boston High School in last two years in four areas: administration, discipline, curriculum review, community relations. He sees improvement in students' ability to learn with fewer disruptions than in first years of busing. He discusses the school's attempt to prepare students for their futures. He says more research is needed into educational methods for a changing world; experiential learning should be emphasized over traditional lectures. He endorses alternative programs because attendance is encouraged. reel 1 of 2

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Ten O'Clock News

Jerome Wynegar, Part 1

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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



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School attendance
School management and organization
Busing for school integration
School integration
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Bullard, Pam (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Jerome Wynegar, Part 1,” 06/01/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_855EF98D7E0F466DB26731A5E2AAF144.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Jerome Wynegar, Part 1.” 06/01/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_855EF98D7E0F466DB26731A5E2AAF144>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Jerome Wynegar, Part 1. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_855EF98D7E0F466DB26731A5E2AAF144
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