Description: Visuals related to the district attorney's inquiry into the finances and divorce case of Senator Edward Brooke. Shots include court drawings, newspaper headlines, and articles from The Boston Globe, photographs of A. Raymond Tye (Boston liquor wholesaler) and Brooke, and the typed cover of the district attorney's inquiry.
1:54:07: Visual: Shots of court drawings relating to an inquiry into the divorce case of Edward Brooke (US Senator). The drawings include Brooke sitting in the courtroom, lawyers approaching the judge's bench and testimony being given. 1:56:50: V: Shot of newspaper articles and headlines about the Brooke case. One Boston Globe article has a headline reading, "Brooke admits to swearing falsely on $49,000 loan." Another article includes a photo of A. Raymond Tye (Boston liquor wholesaler). 1:57:44: V: Shot of the typed cover page of the district attorney's inquiry into the Brooke divorce case. 1:58:32: V: Shot of another court drawing related to the inquiry into the Brooke divorce case. The drawing shows the judge sitting at the bench. The stenographer is seated in front of the judge. The lawyers stand in the courtroom. 1:59:24: V: Shots of the front page of The Boston Globe from Tuesday, August 22, 1978. A headline reads, "Brooke case: Fraud found, he's cleared. Medicaid to in-law held illegal by state panel." 2:00:39: V: Shots of a still photo of Brooke.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 08/22/1978
Description: John Buckley announces Republican candidacy for governor of Massachusetts. Speaks about taxes and correctional institutions. In a second speech, he addresses the successes of Massachusetts, including the invention of the telephone, the safety razor, the Polaroid camera, and the pacemaker, the establishment of the first public school, and the founding of the first university.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 02/06/1978
Description: Interview with Buckminster Fuller. He discusses his work with gang members in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, teaching them the mathematics to build geodesic domes. He discusses the way the United States treats older people and medical treatment. He talks about human potential, productivity, and the ability to receive and process information. He discusses paranormal ideas and scientific discoveries. He talks about his daughter who died when she was four. He says that he has no fear of death. He talks very quickly throughout the interview. Reporter Art Cohen poses for cutaways and reasks several of the questions after the interview.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 02/10/1977
Description: Footage of the Bunker Hill Monument against a blue sky. Children play on the surrounding grass slope. Pans to adjacent columned building with US and Massachusetts State flags. Footage of the USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides") in Charlestown Navy Yard. “Welcome aboard” sign; masts without sails; shipmates with striped shirts. Early US flag with 15 stars hangs from bowsprit. Visitors ascend gangplank. National Park Service booth with attendant. Boston Naval Shipyard plaque. Aft view of ship.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 05/02/1976
Description: Suffolk County District Attorney Garrett Byrne gives press conference to ask Chief Justice Robert Bonin to remove himself from child sexual abuse case because of involvement in fundraising for defendant.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 04/06/1978
Description: Campaign brochures for candidates opposing Rep. Tip O'Neill in eighth congressional district. Barnstead, Florenzo DiDonato, Leo Kahian. Interview with Tip O'Neill about his campaign and the U.S. economy. O'Neill shakes hands and talks with constituents.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 10/22/1976
Description: African American beachgoers are escorted onto Carson Beach in South Boston by Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) police officers. Officers are posted on the beach, forming a ring around the African American beachgoers. Police officers station themselves at the edge of the water as children play. Police officers line up near the recreation building, observing the action on the beach. Three MDC police boats patrol the water. Three white males are escorted from the beach. White beachgoers stand around, observing the scene.
0:00:26: Visual: Four Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) police officers escort a small group of African American youth on to Carson Beach in South Boston. There are white swimmers and sunbathers on the beach. The Boston skyline is visible in the distance. A group of older white men sit under a shelter near the road. Cars pass by slowly on the road. Groups of white people sit under the shelters or sunbathe on the sand. 0:01:50: V: A larger group of African Americans walk on to the beach, accompanied by police officers. The group of African Americans ranges in age from young kids to adults. The group walks along the beach, heading toward the recreation building. Young African American children play in the water along the shore. Police officers stand casually on the beach as the African American beachgoers get settled . An older white man greets some of the African American youth. White beachgoers are seated near the African American beachgoers. Many whites stare at the African Americans. MDC police officers are lined up near the recreation building, observing the scene on the beach. 0:06:25: V: White residents and beachgoers are standing up, watching the African American beachgoers and the police on the beach. Police officers walk among the crowd. A police officer escorts a white man from the beach. A large line of MDC police officers circles approaches the recreation building to join the other group of officers. Approximately 50 police officers stand in front of the recreation building. Two helmeted police officers escort another white man from the beach. Another group of police officers walks toward the beach. A group of 20 more African Americans are escorted onto the beach by a police officer. 0:09:31: V: An older white man with a walkie talkie walks down the beach toward the crowd. Police officers stand at the edge of the water while African American children play. A few white beachgoers mill about near the police officers. Most white beachgoers sit separately from the African American beachgoers. Other white beachgoers observe the scene from further up the beach. A group of police officers stands in front of the recreation building. A group of five African American adults walk down the beach toward the African American beachgoers. They are followed by a police officer. 0:12:05: V: African American beachgoers are seated in small groups on the beach. A line of police officers forms a ring around them. A group of white beachgoers stands nearby. Shot of a young white boy sitting by himself on the beach. African American children play in the water. MDC police officers stand at the edge of the water. White beachgoers stand near the police officers, watching the African American children. The African American beachgoers enjoy themselves. Police stand by. The media record the scene. White beachgoers stand around in groups. Two MDC Police boats patrol the water. 0:15:33: V: A line of MDC police officers with riot helmets stands in front of the recreation building. MDC police officers observe the action on the beach from the MDC boats in the water. A line of police cordons off the African American beachgoers from the white beachgoers. Members of the media and white bystanders stand near the African American beachgoers. White beachgoers sit and stand apart from the African American beachgoers. Two police officers escort a young white man from the beach. A group of African American beachgoers heads toward the recreation building.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 08/03/1977
Description: Presidential candidate Jimmy Carter enters North End Post 144, Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, shakes hands. A man introduces Carter; he also points out local politicians in attendance. Carter addresses a small crowd. He calls himself a 'Washington outsider' and appeals to them as same. Carter takes questions from the audience. He lays out his plans for national defense. He talks about the nuclear positions of the United States and the Soviet Union. Exteriors of the VFW.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 02/17/1976
Description: Tight shots of many customers' hands paying for merchandise with dollars at checkout counter of discount store. Sound effect of old fashioned cash register. Transaction with BankAmericard (Visa). Cashier places credit card and charge slip on sliding metal plate to make impression of number; then checks printed list of invalid account numbers. Reporter explains different ways to pay including cash and check, and the increasing availability of charge cards or electronic money.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 08/11/1977
Description: Celtics vs Houston Rockets with Moses Malone. John Havlicek, Scott, Curtis Rowe, JoJo White, Dave Cowens. Souvenirs for sale. Fans entering Boston Garden. Audience says tickets cost about $9 per seat. They discuss ticket pricing and player salary.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 04/06/1977