Ten O'Clock News; First day of school, Charlestown
Footage of the first day of school at Charlestown High School during year two of desegregation in Boston. Media crews gather at the foot of the Bunker Hill Monument. Helicopters circle overhead. Police in riot helmets and MDC officers on horseback are stationed in front of the school. A police officer with a rifle is posted on the roof of the school. No buses have yet arrived.
- Ten O'Clock News
First day of school, Charlestown
- 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
- Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Commission
- Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
- Police patrol
- School buildings
- Busing for school integration
- First day of school
- Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
- News Report
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; First day of school, Charlestown,” 09/08/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 24, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9062C43AEE245058BB94B45E76C70A5.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; First day of school, Charlestown.” 09/08/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 24, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9062C43AEE245058BB94B45E76C70A5>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; First day of school, Charlestown. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9062C43AEE245058BB94B45E76C70A5