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Ten O'Clock News; Laval Wilson

05/12/1987

Marcus Jones reports on proposals by Laval Wilson (Superintendent, Boston Public Schools) to improve educational standards in the Boston Public School System. Jones' report includes footage of Wilson at a press conference. Wilson discusses his goals and agenda for improving the level of education in the school system. Jones reviews Wilson's proposals. Jones' report includes footage from an interview with John Nucci (President, Boston School Committee). Nucci comments on Wilson's proposals and talks about efforts by the Boston School Committee to find funding for the proposals.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Laval Wilson

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

00:02:44

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Boston (Mass.). School Committee
School buildings
Classrooms
School boards
School superintendents
Press conferences
School management and organization
School improvement programs
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Laval Wilson,” 05/12/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_89E796571383449199B632A60AA0B72D.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Laval Wilson.” 05/12/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_89E796571383449199B632A60AA0B72D>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Laval Wilson. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_89E796571383449199B632A60AA0B72D
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