Description: Reporter standup on Governor Sargent's search for a new commissioner of department of corrections, to replace Commissioner Boone. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/22/1973
Description: Story number #6978 A. Demonstration outside Boston City Hall and in the snow and then marching to the Massachusetts State House. Demonstrators hold up Pro-Nixon signs including, "Support our President," "God Loves the President," and "God loves America." Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/10/1974
Description: Albert "Dapper" O'Neil, Kevin White, Joseph Timilty, Louise Day Hicks speak at the racial imbalance hearing held by the Massachusetts legislature. B-roll of audience, closeups on some anti-busing buttons and armbands. Silent footage of Royal Bolling Sr. speaking. Police standing guard outside State House. B-roll of preparations for the hearing. Closeup on Mel King on the panel. B-roll of demonstration in front of the State House. Several Boston residents come up to the podium to speak. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/03/1974
Description: Story #7786B. Coverage of an anti-busing rally at the Massachusetts State House. Footage includes crowds outside around the State House with anti-bussing signs, police around the crowd, a small group going into the State House to meet with Governor Sargent, people lounging on the lawn, various shots of people in the anti-busing rally, people getting on busses to go to the rally. Reporter standup. People file in and shake hands with Governor Sargent. A man who met with the Governor is interviewed about the meeting, the size of the crowd, and the Racial Imbalance law. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/03/1974
Description: Story #1024. Story on construction workers demonstrating outside of the State House. They are upset because of delays in the Park Plaza Project. Footage includes construction workers leaving a work-site, cut to groups of workers marching down the street. Large protest of construction workers in front of the State House. Silent footage of Governor Sargent in a meeting room. Followed by more silent footage of the demonstration. A man climbs a flag pole and a shot of another man on a statue. Sound footage of Governor Sargent seated at a desk. He says that he will be meeting with several people to discuss how they are trying to resolve the issue. Interview with one of the Labor leaders who says that they will be meeting with the Governor to determine who is "lying" about Park Plaza plan and why it is not going forward. More silent b-roll of the protest. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/28/1974
Description: Story #1024. Story on construction workers demonstrating outside of the State House. They are upset because of delays in the Park Plaza Project. Silent footage of the protest including a large crowd, a man climbing up flag pole, men with signs on the stairs of the building, police surrounding the flag pole and removing men from walls. Sound footage of some of the leaders of the protest inside the state building. One man interviewed by a group of reporters. He says that they met with political leaders to "straighten out" difficulties with projects in "Park Plaza, the West End, and the airport." Governor Sargent makes a statement about the protest and his meeting about the Park Plaza Project with some of the labor leaders, and answers reporter's questions. Sound footage of the demonstration including shots of the protesters chanting "We want jobs" and "We want Sargent", Governor Sargent yelling into a bullhorn and fighting with the crowd, and protesters hanging a straw-man from a crane. Some footage of the labor leaders walking into the meeting room with Governor Sargent. B-roll of men working in a construction site, leaving the site, and marching to the State House. More sound footage of the demonstration. Mix of sound and silent footage. This is 2 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/28/1974