Evening Compass, The; Charlestown High busing reactions
Police lined up outside Charlestown High. Teachers gathered at the front of the school. Black students get off bus. Person on the street interviews with students boycotting school in busing protest. They discuss the purpose of their boycott. Some fiercely defend sovereignty of sports teams, make racist comments.
- Evening Compass, The
Charlestown High busing reactions
- Series Description
Premiered January 1974
The Evening Compass was a half-hour program airing Monday - Friday at 7 pm, repeated at 10:30. With co-anchormen Ed Baumeister and Louis Lyons, its purpose was to interpret news already reported elsewhere and to recognize, report and interpret news not reported elsewhere. Compass Specials were occasional broadcasts at other times that usually covered actual events as opportunities and resources permitted. Evening Compass incorporated the staff of Louis Lyons/News and Comment and The Reporters.
See Prime Time January and February 1974 for cover stories. Series release date: 1/2/1974
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Police patrol
- Busing for school integration
- Race relations
- School buildings
- African American students
- Charestown (Boston, Mass.)
- News Report
- Stuart, Charles (Series Producer)
- Stoia, Judy (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Evening Compass, The; Charlestown High busing reactions,” 09/08/1975, GBH Archives, accessed March 4, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_926D8B487D25416B980F741A94B5F98B.
- MLA: “Evening Compass, The; Charlestown High busing reactions.” 09/08/1975. GBH Archives. Web. March 4, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_926D8B487D25416B980F741A94B5F98B>.
- APA: Evening Compass, The; Charlestown High busing reactions. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_926D8B487D25416B980F741A94B5F98B