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Ten O'Clock News; Palladino reacts to Supreme Court

06/14/1976

Judy Stoia interviews Elvira "Pixie" Palladino about her reaction to the Supreme Court's refusal to hear arguments against court-ordered busing in Boston. She is angry about the decision and calls the members of the court a "pack of flaming liberals." Palladino urges the anti-busing movement to continue their protest through legitimate means, like demonstrations and picketing, without resorting to violence. Palladino says that the anti-busing movement will pressure elected officials to redress the grievances of the anti-busing movement. Palladino notes that she is more concerned with a politician's stance on busing than with his or her political party; that she would switch to the Republican Party if the party came out against busing. Palladino says that she is opposed to all forms of busing, including a metropolitian busing plan. Palladino accuses the courts of dictating to parents how they should raise their children; she says that forced busing in Boston represents "reverse discrimination."


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Palladino reacts to Supreme Court

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

00:14:38

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Elections
Discrimination in education
Demonstrations
United States. Supreme Court
Busing for school integration
Picketing
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Stoia, Judy (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Palladino reacts to Supreme Court,” 06/14/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B04DF7F55431452CBC5CE31268BC8ACC.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Palladino reacts to Supreme Court.” 06/14/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B04DF7F55431452CBC5CE31268BC8ACC>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Palladino reacts to Supreme Court. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B04DF7F55431452CBC5CE31268BC8ACC
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