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Ten O'Clock News; Jeremiah E. Burke High School

09/15/1975

Front facade with pilasters of Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester. Students, mostly African Americans, walk towards school entrance in small groups. Teacher ushers students into school right after the bell rings. Classroom of almost all black students with white teacher.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Jeremiah E. Burke High School

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

00:17:01

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Segregation in education
African American students
Classrooms
School buildings
Teachers
Locations
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Jeremiah E. Burke High School,” 09/15/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E4BFCB05042A469E8B73E204E86C10E7.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Jeremiah E. Burke High School.” 09/15/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E4BFCB05042A469E8B73E204E86C10E7>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Jeremiah E. Burke High School. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E4BFCB05042A469E8B73E204E86C10E7
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