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Ten O'Clock News; Outside South Boston High

10/18/1979

Outside South Boston High School. Buses arrive. Mostly black students exit school and board buses. Police cruisers and motorcycles stationed in front of school. Interview with headmaster Jerome Wynegar who says despite some trouble and a severe lack of students, classes will go on, and faculty will try to keep up morale. He says “…kids come here to learn, believe it or not.” Several takes of reporter standup.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Outside South Boston 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

00:09:58

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Police
School attendance
School buildings
Busing for school integration
Teachers
African American students
Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Cohen, Art (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Outside South Boston High,” 10/18/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F5C5EEC69611476FB7EABB8243BDEC54.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Outside South Boston High.” 10/18/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F5C5EEC69611476FB7EABB8243BDEC54>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Outside South Boston High. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F5C5EEC69611476FB7EABB8243BDEC54
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