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Ten O'Clock News; Jesse Jackson on tuition aid

10/17/1986

David Boeri reports that Jesse Jackson spoke at the Massachusetts State House about the importance of access to higher education. Boeri notes that some students cannot afford higher education because of the increasing costs of higher education and federal cuts in student aid. Many supporters turned out to listen to Jackson. Jackson talks to the audience about the importance of education. Jackson addresses the media after his speech.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Jesse Jackson on tuition aid

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

00:03:08

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Education
Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
Students
King, Mel
Students
Universities and colleges
African American politicians
Tuition
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- (Speaker)
Boeri, David (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Jesse Jackson on tuition aid,” 10/17/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A87D14346F5B40899400553F3C9250DB.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Jesse Jackson on tuition aid.” 10/17/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A87D14346F5B40899400553F3C9250DB>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Jesse Jackson on tuition aid. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A87D14346F5B40899400553F3C9250DB
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