Ten O'Clock News; Charlestown High exterior
Police officers and US Marshals are present outside of Charlestown High School on the first day of school during the third year of court-ordered busing in Boston. The media is gathered across the street from the school, at the foot of the Bunker Hill Monument. Robert DiGrazia (Boston Police Commissioner) confers with police and surveys the scene outside of the school. A group of buses with a police motorcycle escort pulls up to the school. African American students exit the buses and enter the school. A crowd of white youth gathers near the school. Dennis Kearney (State Representative) and Robert Murphy (Headmaster, Charlestown High School) talk to the crowd of youths. DiGrazia and Captain Bill MacDonald (Boston Police Department) confer near the crowd
- Ten O'Clock News
Charlestown High exterior
- 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
- First day of school
- DiGrazia, Robert J.
- Boston (Mass.). Police Dept.
- School buildings
- Busing for school integration
- African American students
- Police patrol
- Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
- News Report
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Charlestown High exterior,” 09/08/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 29, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF988983C11E4743A1E6C421E12EA4E1.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Charlestown High exterior.” 09/08/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 29, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF988983C11E4743A1E6C421E12EA4E1>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Charlestown High exterior. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FF988983C11E4743A1E6C421E12EA4E1