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Ten O'Clock News; Robert Peterkin, English High

09/08/1976

Exterior of Boston English High School. Interview with Boston police commissioner Joseph Jordan about how successful he thinks the third year of court-ordered desegregation will be. Interview with Headmaster of English High School Robert Peterkin on the opening of school, and English High School as a magnet school. Interview with two students, Maura and Sharon, about what they like about English High School. Interiors of the school, lockers, students in hallways, on the escalator, in the cafeteria, in the classroom.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Robert Peterkin, English High

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

00:16:18

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Schools
Jordan, Joseph M.
Students
First day of school
School buildings
Classrooms
Magnet schools
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Jordan, Joseph M. (Interviewee)
Bullard, Pam (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Robert Peterkin, English High,” 09/08/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0017153D0544E30A94BE00063B88EDD.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Robert Peterkin, English High.” 09/08/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0017153D0544E30A94BE00063B88EDD>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Robert Peterkin, English High. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0017153D0544E30A94BE00063B88EDD
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