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Ten O'Clock News; Procession Against Violence (reel 2)


Participants in the Procession Against Violence are assembled on City Hall Plaza. WGBH camera crew records the gathering from a rooftop above City Hall Plaza. Thomas O'Neill, Jr. (Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts), Edward Kennedy (US Senator), Joseph Kennedy, Edward Brooke (US Senator) Michael Dukakis (Governor of Massachusetts), Kitty Dukakis, Kevin White (Mayor, City of Boston), Kathryn White and Ann Landers (advice columnist) are visible in the front of the crowd. Robert Golledge (Vicar, Old North Church) introduces the speakers. Humberto Cardinal Medeiros (Archdiocese of Boston) and Michael Haynes (Twelfth Street Baptist Church) lead the crowd in prayer. John Colburn (Episcopal Archdiocese), Roland Gittelsohn (Temple Israel), Michael Germinal Rivas (Chaplain, Boston University), and John Zanetos (Greek Orthodox Cathedral) are heard addressing the crowd. Paula Lyons (aide to Mayor Kevin White) leads the crowd in singing "God Bless America." Crowd breaks up and departs among marching band accompaniment. Tape 2 of 3

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Ten O'Clock News

Procession Against Violence (reel 2)

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



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Broadcast program

Media Type


Medeiros, Humberto Sousa, 1915-
Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1952-
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Dukakis, Kitty
Busing for school integration
African American religious leaders
Brooke, Edward William, 1919-
Peace movements
Rites and ceremonies
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
White, Kevin H.
O’Neill, Thomas P., 1944-
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Procession Against Violence (reel 2),” 04/23/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9B6F07C83124287ABF0BC822563F074.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Procession Against Violence (reel 2).” 04/23/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9B6F07C83124287ABF0BC822563F074>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Procession Against Violence (reel 2). Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A9B6F07C83124287ABF0BC822563F074
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