Description: Story about drug use in professional Baseball. Baseball Commissioner Peter Ueberroth speaking at a luncheon, footage from the previous years drug trial in Pittsburgh, Red Sox training in Winter Haven, and drug abuse in football and basketball. Interviews with Mike Easler, Baltimore Oriole Scott McGregor, and Dr. Paul McHugh of John Hopkins about drug testing. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/20/1986
Description: Overview of the history of the Red Sox, the tradition of baseball in Boston, and the current overall feelings Red Sox Fans. Historical footage of the Red Sox, interviews with a variety of people about their feelings about the Red Sox, and fans watching and coming into games. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/25/1986
Description: Story on the history of the Berlin Wall and how it affected the current political situation in 1986. Old footage and stills of Nikita Khrushchev, John Kennedy, Soviet parades, missles, refugees crossing from east to west Berlin, and the building of the wall. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/06/1986
Description: Footage of the Boston Marathon. Clip of press conference with Joan Benoit Samuelson at finish.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/17/1989
Description: Feature on Ted Kennedy Chappaquiddick incident 20 years later and a recent book and magazine article on the subject. Interview with Leslie Leland, the foreman of the Grand Jury that was sitting when the incident occurred, about why the case was not brought before the jury.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/26/1989
Description: Story on Harvard's 350th anniversary. Footage of the college campus and interviews with professor Henry Wyzanski and Doris Kearns Goodwin. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/02/1986
Description: Overview of the Contras in Nicaragua and the question over whether the United State should get involved. Contras training in Nicaragua, different politicians (including TIp O'Neil and Ronald Reagan) comment on support for the Contras, Pro-Contra TV commercials, reporter standup, interview with historian Hugh Ryan about previous United States military involvement in Nicaragua, and footage of people in Nicaragua. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/19/1986
Description: Story on the seeming rise of racism and racial incidents the last few years. Historical footage of a Ku Klux Klan march and a protest during the civil rights moment. Overview of different racial incidents that have occurred recently all over the country and in Boston. Modern day footage of African Americans protesting and Ku Klux Klan demonstrations. Interview with regional director of the Justice Department's Community Relations Service Martin Walsh. Some video problems. Reporter voice over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/07/1987
Description: Interview with researcher Dave Sicilia who was commissioned to prepare a perspective for the Thomas Edison Centennial. History of Thomas Edison and the early electricity in Boston. Old stock footage of Edison and Boston. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/20/1986
Description: Overview of the incident at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina that started the civil war. Footage of the fort and a reporter stand up. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/25/1986
Description: Interview with Massachusetts Attorney General Frank Belloti on how politics have changed in Massachusetts. Footage of political events in Massachusetts and older stills and footage of Bellotti. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/10/1986
Description: Overview of activist for elderly rights Frank Manning's life and career. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/12/1986
Description: A look back at Boston area sports teams in 1986 and how well they have done. Covers the Patriots trip to the Super Bowl, boxing, the Boston Marathon, the Celtics, the Bruins, and the Red Sox. Highlights from the various sporting events, fans celebrating, and a parade. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/1986
Description: Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos's residence is opened up to the public in the Philippines. Footage of the inside and outside of the mansion, an interview with volunteer Maria Teresa Roxas about the opulence, a statement from representative Stephen Solarz of New York, treasures found in the home, interview with investigator Juan Frivaldo, properties Marcos owns in America, and statement from Aquino Cabinet Member Jovito Salonga. Some video problems. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/13/1986
Description: History of the Philippines and how Ferdinand Marcos ruined early hopes for democracy in the country. Footage of elections and the USA ceding sovereignty after WWII, Ronald Reagan speaking, rally for Corazon Aquino the Philippines, people praying, Clark Air Base and US military in the Philippines, and a statue of Marcos. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/24/1986
Description: Story about the fall of Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines, how the United States is dealing with the transition, and an overview of the history of the United States propping up dictators in countries like Cuba, Iran, Vietnam, and Nicaragua. Footage of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, US official speaking about Marcos, Ronald Reagan, historical images of Cuba, Iran, Vietnam, Nicaragua, and Haiti, and Corazon Aquino in the Philippines. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/25/1986
Description: A story on poverty in Boston and churches that work with the poor. Interview with Vincent Daly of Roxbury St. John's Parrish, and a closer look at two of his parishioners. Interview with Anne, a single mother recently kicked out of her apartment, and footage of the horrible conditions in another apartment. Footage of a soup kitchen that runs out of the basement of the church. The second half of the story focuses on Sister Eustis Caggiano, who runs a free store/donation center out of the basement of the Cardinal Cushing Spanish Center. Footage of Caggiano helping families, people shopping in her store, and an interview with Caggiano. Some video problems. Reporter voice over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/27/1986
Description: Story on poverty in the mill town of North Adams in the Berkshires. Several companies in the area have shut down or are laying off most of their workers. Interviews with several different laid off workers, workers at a new job training program, women working in a garment factory, shots of the town and closed businesses downtown, and people at a diner. Some video problems. Reporter voice over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/28/1986
Description: History of racism in the Red Sox and the recent Tommy Harper controversy. Harper was a former player and a coach who sued the Red Sox in 1985 for allowing the Elks Club of Winter Haven, which was segregated, to invite only the team's white players to its establishment. Aerial view of Fenway Park, stock footage of past Red Sox players, interview with Tommy Harper, Winter Haven Elks Club in Florida, interview with Mike Easler and Al Bumbry, and shots of the Red Sox practicing. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/25/1986
Description: Overview of the Red Sox 1986 season. Footage includes highlights of games through the year, interviews with players and coaches, players celebrating when they won the division, a parade, and the Mets celebrating when they won the World Series. Reporter voice over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/25/1986
Description: Story on the wedding of Prince Andrew of York and Sarah Ferguson. Footage of the wedding ceremony and related celebrations. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/23/1986
Description: Story about the current political situation in South Africa. Footage of people in South Africa attending church, walking down the road, and protesting. Politicians in the United States fighting over the issue of Apartheid, Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu telling Ronald Reagan to "go to hell," and an interview with Gillian Garb, an ex-pat from South Africa, about Apartheid and being a white South African who disagrees with the current government. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/04/1986
Description: Story on the Statue of Liberty and the history of immigration to the United States. Old footage of immigrants, workers building a railroad, and workers in factories. Shots of the statue of Liberty, old stills and footage, reporter standup, and a man commenting on immigration. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/03/1986
Description: Overview of Tip O'Neill's career. Interview with O'Neill on President Lyndon Johnson, the Vietnam War, Watergate and Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and the Contras in Nicaragua. Some static in the soundtrack. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/17/1986
Description: Story about Tom Seaver coming to the Red Sox. Seaver at a press conference, older footage of Seaver playing baseball, excerpts from Red Sox games. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/30/1986
Description: Story on the United States Football League and a controvery over television contracts. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/29/1986
Description: Story on Russian author and activist Alexander Solzhenitsyn who was exiled from the Soviet Union and now lives in Cavendish Vermont. Footage of Solzhenistyn's home, Cavendish and the surrounding countryside, town meeting, interview with townfolk about Solzhenintsyn, and reporter standup. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/1986