Ten O'Clock News; Black voters
African American voters line up at the polls to vote in the Boston mayoral primary election. A few young African American men pose for the camera and voice their support for candidate Mel King. Footage of voters in line to get booths; going to booths. Donna Hodge interviews several African American voters about their support for King. Hodge interviews the members of an African American family who complain of voting irregularities and registration problems.
- Ten O'Clock News
- 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
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- African Americans -- Politics and government
- King, Mel
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- Hodge, Donna (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Black voters,” 10/11/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 27, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5B0CEC977C4447F892F24BD7F1B204E.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Black voters.” 10/11/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 27, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5B0CEC977C4447F892F24BD7F1B204E>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Black voters. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5B0CEC977C4447F892F24BD7F1B204E