Ten O'Clock News; City Council on Mapplethorpe
City councilor Dapper O'Neil addresses City Council about the seven photos he thinks should be removed from Mapplethorpe exhibit. City councilor David Scondras defends freedom of expression. Boston City Council votes against censoring the exhibition. City councilor James Kelly compares his idea of art with his idea of pornography. Kelly proposed a rent hike on city leases, such as for Institute of Contemporary Art building.
- Ten O'Clock News
City Council on Mapplethorpe
- 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
- Art museums
- Art -- Exhibitions
- City councils
- Freedom of speech
- Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)
- Kelly, James M., 1940-2007
- Boston (Mass.). City Council
- Trials (Obscenity)
- O'Neil, Albert L., 1920-2007
- Mapplethorpe, Robert
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- Kelly, Hope (Reporter)
- O'Neil, Albert L., 1920-2007 (Speaker)
- Kelly, James M., 1940-2007 (Speaker)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; City Council on Mapplethorpe,” 08/08/1990, GBH Archives, accessed January 26, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2FF312278A784E82BF2D49C298371EBB.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; City Council on Mapplethorpe.” 08/08/1990. GBH Archives. Web. January 26, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2FF312278A784E82BF2D49C298371EBB>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; City Council on Mapplethorpe. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2FF312278A784E82BF2D49C298371EBB