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Ten O'Clock News; Roxbury High and Lee Elementary

09/09/1976

Racially integrated, open classrooms at the Joseph Lee School in Dorchester. The teachers are primarily white. The classes are racially integrated; the majority of students are African American. Pam Bullard interviews Frances Kelley (Principal, Joseph Lee School) about school attendance, the faculty and the atmosphere at the school. Kelley is optimistic about the coming year. Bullard interviews two Roxbury High School students about their experiences at the school. Both are enthusiastic about the school, report little racial tension among students, and comment on how helpful headmaster Charles Ray is to the students.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Roxbury High and Lee Elementary

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

00:20:50

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Busing for school integration
Classrooms
Schools
School integration
Race relations
Teachers
School children
Locations
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Bullard, Pam (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Roxbury High and Lee Elementary,” 09/09/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E08E1ABBB955431EA1CA9B0A59279E46.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Roxbury High and Lee Elementary.” 09/09/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E08E1ABBB955431EA1CA9B0A59279E46>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Roxbury High and Lee Elementary. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E08E1ABBB955431EA1CA9B0A59279E46
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