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Ten O'Clock News; Roxbury High and Lee Elementary


Buses pull up to Roxbury High School. The buses are not full. Asian students exit the buses and enter the school. African American and Asian students approach the high school on foot. Shots of housing in the surrounding area. Exteriors of Joseph Lee Elementary school, which school children walking towards school. Buses pull up to the Lee Elementary School. White and African American students exit buses and enter the school. African American students and parents approach the school on foot. Racially integrated classes line up in the recess yard and enter the Lee School. The students wave at the camera as they enter the school.

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Ten O'Clock News

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



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Busing for school integration
School integration
Asian Americans
School buildings
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Roxbury High and Lee Elementary,” 09/09/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FD04AD10FBDA420B99E7CC2B5BD6E767.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Roxbury High and Lee Elementary.” 09/09/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FD04AD10FBDA420B99E7CC2B5BD6E767>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Roxbury High and Lee Elementary. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FD04AD10FBDA420B99E7CC2B5BD6E767
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