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Ten O'Clock News; Hardison funeral

04/16/1990

Christy George reports on the funeral of Charles Hardison, who was a good student and star tennis player at Milton High School. Hardison was shot in his home. The funeral is held at Ebenezer Baptist Church and many people attend. George reports that many people consider the suburbs of Boston to be safe from the problems of urban violence. Interviews with mourners Wilson Henderson, Theresa Jenkins, and Roosevelt Stokes outside of the church. Jenkins says that Hardison's death has brought people of both races together. Henderson talks about the problem of violence. George talks about Hardison's accomplishments at Milton High School. George's report includes footage from WCVB of Hardison with his tennis team. George notes that Hardison's death challenges stereotypes about urban violence and race relations.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Hardison funeral

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

00:03:39

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Race relations
Violence
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Murder
Locations
Milton (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
George, Christy (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Hardison funeral,” 04/16/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B1E8813E5E1A4A7C9D680EE0CAFF312D.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Hardison funeral.” 04/16/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B1E8813E5E1A4A7C9D680EE0CAFF312D>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Hardison funeral. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B1E8813E5E1A4A7C9D680EE0CAFF312D
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