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Ten O'Clock News; Franklin Park Zoo

02/18/1987

Marcus Jones reports on the Franklin Park Zoo's programs in celebration of Black History Month. The zoo's Black Arts Festival celebrates the roots of contemporary African American culture. There are various performances, including rapping, dancing, and storytelling. Interview with spokesperson Barbara Levitoff, who talks about the important link between the zoo and the community. Following the edited story is b-roll of animals at the zoo, including antelope, wildebeests, and zebras.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Franklin Park Zoo

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

00:04:38

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
African Americans -- History
Animals
Dance
Children
Music
African Americans -- Race identity
Locations
Franklin Park (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Franklin Park Zoo,” 02/18/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A060650EFBE04AB7B8A4D39C48D93E2E.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Franklin Park Zoo.” 02/18/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A060650EFBE04AB7B8A4D39C48D93E2E>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Franklin Park Zoo. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A060650EFBE04AB7B8A4D39C48D93E2E
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