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Ten O'Clock News; BUN VONG MURDER

06/19/1986

Conviction of Scott Arsenault for manslaughter of Bun Vong -- Retrial. Court scenes including jury delivering verdict, reaction shots of Arsenault and his fiancee. Interviews with Scott Harshbarger and defense attorney Ralph Champ. Discussion of whether the attack was racially motivated. Interview with Elaine Song from Asians for Justice.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

BUN VONG MURDER

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

00:03:27

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Hate crimes
Violence
Race relations
Trials
Asian Americans
Courts
Harshbarger, L. Scott
Murder
Locations
Middlesex County (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Harshbarger, L. Scott (Interviewee)
Boeri, David (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; BUN VONG MURDER,” 06/19/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3B3D007FB72445C8AB819A020EA162C.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; BUN VONG MURDER.” 06/19/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3B3D007FB72445C8AB819A020EA162C>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; BUN VONG MURDER. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3B3D007FB72445C8AB819A020EA162C
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