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... Cut. You mean in 1964. '64. Alright. We're speeding. Okay. John Flynt, take two, mark it. Clap sticks, ...Alright. Okay. Mark it. John Flynt, take three. Markers. Clap sticks. I remember a feeling that I had on the way from my office to the Capitol, and in fact during the entire floor debate on the Gulf of Tonkin, ...however, looking back on it with the 20/20 vision of hindsight, if I had known then what I know now, I would've voted "no" if I had stood absolutely alone. Okay. We have speed. Mark it
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John James Flynt, Jr., was a Congressman from Georgia from 1954 to 1979. Flynt talks about his constituency as of 1965 as being largely supportive of the war effort, almost out of tradition for supporting government decisions. He recounts the deference offered by Congress to the president and his cabinet members, particularly in testimony on the conduct and progress of the war... more
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10/05/1982
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The logos of The Ten O'Clock News underwriters Shawmut Bank, New England Telephone, and The Nimrod Press are displayed. Christopher Lydon introduces a Ten O'Clock News special broadcast marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights leader). Visual: Footage of King marching, for purposes of integration; that Arthur Garrity, Jr. (federal judge) still oversees the operation of the schools. V: Shots of African American students walking among school buses; of Garrity at a community meeting. Footage of Robert Peterkin (Former Deputy Superintendent, Boston Public Schools) saying, on the National Mall marking King's birthday. Jesse Jackson (African American leader) stands next to Wonder. A large crowd dances and cheers. The logos of The Ten O'Clock News underwriters Shawmut Bank, New England Telephone, and The Nimrod Press are displayed.
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Christopher Lydon introduces a <i>Ten O'Clock News</i> special broadcast marking the birthday of Martin Luth King, Jr. (civil rights leader). Lydon reviews King's life and accomplishments. This report features footage of King during the civil rights movement. Paul Solman reports on unemployment in the African American community. Solman notes that many young African Americans are not given the training, education, and support necessary to succeed in the workplace... more
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01/15/1985
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The Ten O'Clock News / Ten O'Clock News broadcast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday
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START AUDIO Introduction for the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A philosopher of a non-violent system of behavior in seeking to bring about social change for the advancement of justice and freedom and human dignity. I have the pleasure to present to you Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Luther King, Jr. I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our
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The Educational Radio Network / ERN's coverage of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Martin Luther King, Jr. introduction and speech: “I have a dream...”
Date Created
08/28/1963
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March on Washington / I Have a Dream Speech: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Program traces the history of development of computer to the modern personal computer, to future developments on the horizon. Focus on history of computers from 19th century to PC, present day applications, and future developments... more
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Machine That Changed the World, The / Paperback Computer, The
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years than Owens accomplished in the previous twelve years. Owens and Bolling are pictured at a campaign debate. Marcus Jones reports that this campaign marks the fourth time that Owens and Bolling have competed for the second Suffolk Senatorial Seat. Jones notes that the district was created in 1974, saying that he can understand why politicians from prominent families campaign on their family name. Jones reports that the Bolling family has been politically active since Bolling won a seat in the House of Representatives in 1960; that his son Royal Bolling, Jr. was elected in 1972. V: Shot of Bolling Sr. preparing to speak in front of a legislative committee. Shot of Bolling, Jr. at a press conference. Jones notes that Bolling, Jr. lost his bid for an eighth consecutive term in the House of Representatives to Shirley Owens Hicks. V: Shot of Shirley Owens Hicks in a meeting of the Boston School
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Marcus Jones reports on senate race between Bill Owens and Royal Bolling, Sr.
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10/23/1986
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Visual: Footage of Charles Yancey (Boston City Council) at a ceremony to mark the revitalization of Grove Hall. Yancey says that the revitalized Grove Hall will develop into the best community in the city of Boston. Footage of Ray Flynn (Mayor of Boston) at the ceremony. Flynn says that the concerns of the Grove Hall community will no longer be ignored. Shots of the neighborhood; of signs for the Grove Hall Cafe and the Boston Legal Assistance Project. Marcus Jones reports that state and local officials have finally come through with a multi-million dollar program aimed at revitalizing Roxbury's business district. Jones notes that the area has experienced hard times ever since the riots which followed the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights leader) in 1968. V: Shot of Jones in the Grove Hall district with Walter Little (Executive Director, Neighborhood Development
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Marcus Jones and Walter Little walk through the Grove Hall district of Roxbury
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09/20/1988
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The logos of The Ten O'Clock News underwriters Shawmut Bank, New England Telephone, and The Nimrod Press are displayed. Christopher Lydon introduces a Ten O'Clock News special broadcast marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights leader). Visual: Footage of King marching, for purposes of integration; that Arthur Garrity, Jr. (federal judge) still oversees the operation of the schools. V: Shots of African American students walking among school buses; of Garrity at a community meeting. Footage of Robert Peterkin (Former Deputy Superintendent, Boston Public Schools) saying, on the National Mall marking King's birthday. Jesse Jackson (African American leader) stands next to Wonder. A large crowd dances and cheers. The logos of The Ten O'Clock News underwriters Shawmut Bank, New England Telephone, and The Nimrod Press are displayed.
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Dr. Virgil Woods and Dr. Helen Edmonds discuss civil rights
Date Created
01/15/1985
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The Ten O'Clock News / Ten O'Clock News broadcast in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday
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Christopher Lydon and Gail Harris introduce the evening newscast. The logos of The Ten O'Clock News underwriters Shawmut Bank, New England Telephone, and The Nimrod Press are displayed. Lydon reports that Tip O'Neill (Speaker, US House of Representatives) boycotted the budget ceremony held by Ronald Reagan (US President) at the White House; that Mark Hatfield (US Senator) and other Republicans are skeptical of the budget. Lydon reports that Senate Republicans have criticized Reagan's failure to rein in the deficit. Lydon reports that the budget includes comments which reflect Reagan, of the federal deficit. Harris reports that Reagan's budget would leave 40,000 Massachusetts students ineligible for the federal student loan program next year. Lydon reports that Arthur Garrity, Jr. (federal judge) will soon hold his last hearing on the Boston school desegregation case (Morgan v
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Christopher Lydon and Gail Harris host a Ten O'Clock News broadcast. Lydon reports on a budget ceremony held by Ronald Reagan (US President) and on skepticism about the budget by some Republicans and Democrats. The report includes footage of Reagan signing the budget. The lights go out during this report, and Lydon continues to read the news. Harris reports that Michael Dukakis (Governor of Massachusetts) is critical of Reagan's budget... more
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02/04/1985
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The Ten O'Clock News / Ten O'Clock News broadcast
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is being done here today is in my view one of the truest and finest expressions of American democracy at work. I think your presence here today marks a great day in the annals of American Democracy, and the message that you signal here by your presence people of both races in vast numbers, that such artists have come forth. Mr. Marlon Brando. Mr. Tony Franciosa, Mr. James Garner, Ms. Rita Moreno, Mr. Frank Silvera, Mr. Sammy Davis, Jr., Mr. John Killins, Ms. Joanne Woodward, Ms. Susan Strasberg, Mr. Joe Mankiewicz, Mr. Steve Cochran, Mr. Burt Lancaster, Mr. Robert Ryan, Mr. Sidney Poitier, Ms, of the Synagogue Council of America; Whitney M. Young, Jr., Executive Director the National Urban League; Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice; Roy Wilkins, Executive Secretary, National Association of the Advancement of Colored
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The Educational Radio Network / ERN's coverage of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Fifth of fifteen hours of broadcast: 1 P.M. - 1:58:30 P.M. Camilla Williams sings National Anthem to begin the program.
Date Created
08/28/1963
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March on Washington / Celebrity Participation in the March on Washington
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and got the schoolwork together and raised his marks so he’d be back studying with me. So on and off, it was a good four or five years at least. Huh. We're talking with Alan Dawson. A reminder, they play on the buckets. Oh, yeah, yeah, yeah. Their names were J.R. and…oh boy, the other one is just going to kill me for forgetting his name but…Larry, Larry and J.R
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Beginning in 1969, Eric Jackson hosted multiple jazz radio shows airing from various Boston based radio stations. He moved to WGBH in 1977 as host for “Artists in the Night”. In 1981, Eric created his own show, “Eric in the Evening”, which now airs on WGBH radio.
Date Created
6/8/1994
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Eric In The Evening / Alan Dawson Interview