Description: Reporter voice over with black image about the United States new 200 mile fishing limit to restrict foreign and American fishermen. Coast Guard Commandant, Owen W. Siler, speaking at a press conference about the initial success of the law and foreign cooperation. B-roll of the Coast Guard aircraft, aerial view of the ocean, pilots flying, and press conference with the Coast Guard. Closing reporter voice-over with black image. Sound and wild sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/01/1977
Description: Interview with a Navy officer about a ship that has lost communication and can't be found. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/06/1976
Description: Reporter voice over with seemingly unrelated film of people in a public square shot from the window of a building. Chairman Edward Harrington announcing the decision to suspend licenses of certain bars. B-roll footage of the exterior of the bars, followed by silent b-roll footage of the hearing with shots of the audience, board members, and others. Reporter voice over wrap-up of the story with seemingly unrelated footage of the street shot from a window. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/24/1976
Description: Bill Baird News Conference with 3 underage girls who want to have an abortion, but can't get parental permission. The girls have scarves around their heads to protect their identity. Baird and one of the girls speak about the issue. B-roll footage of the press conference. Mix of sound and silent. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Bill Baird produces the 15-year ... who is 11 weeks pregnant and wants an abortion, but her folks say no."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/30/1976
Description: Several people led by Bill Baird marching with pro-choice signs. Silent. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Bill Baird Demonstration - Bill Baird challenges a federal law which says that a pregnant teenager who wants an abortion must have written consent of both parents or a court order issued by a superior court judge. This is a mini demo [demonstration] just ahead of the court session."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/17/1977
Description: Man addresses demonstration against abortion. People march holding pro-life signs. A priest addresses the demonstration. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/22/1976
Description: Show #1-5. A doctor explains different abortion methods. Interview with a woman who had an abortion and thinks it was the right decision, a preliminary interview with a woman at an abortion clinic, different people discuss the physiological impacts of having an abortion, meeting between doctors discussing a patient who wants an abortion and how to advise her. Doctor discusses the advantages of a woman being able to have an abortion in her own community. Interview with a priest who believes that sex is about more than just having children. Cardinal speaking about the Roe vs. Wade decision. Interviews with different doctors, women, and experts on their feelings of a variety of issues surrounding abortion. B-roll includes abortion ads in the paper, interview cutaways, shots of the operating room and lab, a street fair, and exterior shots of hospitals in Boston. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/05/1973...2/9/1976
Description: People discussing different methods of abortion. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/03/1975
Description: Crowd of people carrying signs and banners with anti-abortion slogans. Woman singing "Gob Bless America" in front of a crowd. Parade of people pro-choice protesters with signs chanting "Separate church and state." Sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Pro and Con from Faneuil Hall to State House commemorating Supreme Court Decision."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/22/1977
Description: A reproductive rights rally with speakers including Florence Luscomb, who attended her first women's rights conference in 1892, and Gloria Steinem. Banners reads "Defend Dr. Edelin! Defend Abortion Rights!" and "Abortion is a Woman's Right to Choose." Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/20/1975
Description: Cars driving down a flooded road. A woman out of her car on the side of the road with a tow truck and several over cars. A police car pulls over. Mix of wild sound and silent. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Today was rainy and crappy. Film shows puddles and accidents on rte. 128. Car hoods up, people getting soaked."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/30/1976
Description: Massachusetts State Senator Bill Owens speaking at a press conference about how the governor's affirmative action director does not have enough power. Interview with a woman from the administration about how surprised they are to be receiving criticism about their affirmative action policies. Closing reporter standup in front of the state house. Mix of sound and wild sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/01/1977
Description: Exterior shot of the West Newton Savings bank in Sherborn. B-roll of women working inside and the bank manager on the phone. Interview with the bank manager about a man who used to work there. Sound and wild sound. This is 2 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/29/1978
Description: Story about the West Newton Savings bank in Sherborn, which has an all women staff. Interview with one of the bank managers, interview cutaways, and reporter standup in front of the bank. Mix of sound and silent. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/29/1978
Description: Women in a room singing, several women come through a door with a large banner and the students cheer, girls stream out of the door cheering. Wild sound. Slug = "U Mass Feminists" Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "The women who have been sitting in the office of the UMass school newspaper leave without getting satisfaction."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/12/1978
Description: Reporter voice-over over black image about the Analog Devices company and the new facility they are opening in Wakefield. Interview with the company's manager. Reporter stand-up. People working in the new facility, people speaking at the dedication ceremony, and an interview with Governor Dukakis. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/25/1976
Description: Seals, Andre and Spot, swim in the seal enclosure at the New England Aquarium while a crowd watches. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Andre and Spot - Andre the seal has a new companion. [She's] Spot and she swims in the tank with Andre."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/05/1979
Description: Andre the seal jumps halfway through a ring and performs in the seal enclosure at the New England Aquarium. The Aquarium truck backs up through a large crowd toward the water. Shots of Andre in the water and children in the crowd watching. Background sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Andre goes North - Yes, friends, it's time for the famous andre to seal to go to Maine/first he gives his final performance, and then on to Marblehead to be dumped into the ocean to head north."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/02/1979
Description: Crowds by the harbor. A man and seal [Andre?] perform on the dock. Unveil a statue of Andre. Background sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/08/1978, 10/09/1978
Description: Andre the seal coming off the plane. "Welcome Home Andre" sign at the Aquarium. Andre re-enters the seal pool at the aquarium as a crowd watches. Sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Andre the Seal Comes Back - To the aquarium to be reunited with pregnant Smoke."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/02/1977