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Ten O'Clock News; Stevie Wonder at Harvard, Part 2

04/19/1984

Stevie Wonder speaks at a Harvard Law School Forum at Sanders Theatre. He answers questions from the audience. Wonder discusses his record label and the ups and downs of his career. Wonder talks about his need to be creative and to make music. Asked about apartheid, Wonder says that he will not perform in South Africa; he says that American citizens should make an effort to not support apartheid. Wonder takes his glasses off and pretends to read a letter given to him from an audience member. The audience cheers.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Stevie Wonder at Harvard, Part 2

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

00:09:18

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Wonder, Stevie
Harvard University
African American musicians
Speeches, addresses, etc.
South Africa
Anti-apartheid movements
Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Wonder, Stevie (Speaker)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Stevie Wonder at Harvard, Part 2,” 04/19/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED4B6F55455A431DBE583D397CB14D71.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Stevie Wonder at Harvard, Part 2.” 04/19/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED4B6F55455A431DBE583D397CB14D71>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Stevie Wonder at Harvard, Part 2. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED4B6F55455A431DBE583D397CB14D71
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