Description: Interview with Mrs. Todd about the Racial Imbalance law, why she agrees with it, how it will affect her family, and organizations around Boston that are concerned about racial tension in the city. Interview with Jim Todd about how White flight may affect real estate values, how the changes with bussing will affect his family. Interview with Steve Todd, 8-years old, about how he feels about being bussed to another school in the fall. Footage of Steve Todd playing the piano. Reporter standup. Interview with a man in Hyde Park who is against bussing and plans to defy the law. Interview with his wife, Nancy, about talk around the neighborhood about plans to move to avoid bussing and her personal opposition to the law. Silent shots of the family. Mix of sound and silent. Reel 2 of 2
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/25/1974
Description: Interviews with women on discrimination against women in the Boston workforce, especially by the city government led by Mayor Kevin White. One woman explains the problems with the current state of maternity leave. B-roll of women's lib demonstration held by City Women for Action at Government Center. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/22/1974
Description: Story #9759. Demonstration on the 54th anniversary of women's suffrage at Government Center. Female rock band plays music, women dance. Closeups on feminist literature. Interviews with women on the Equal Right Amendment, the women's liberation movement, and progress towards women's equality. Additional sound and silent footage of band playing to large crowd. Interview with woman on the accomplishments of the League of Women Voters. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/26/1974
Description: Silent b-roll of women's lib demonstration, with many feminist signs, including some demanding free childcare and abortions. Woman speaks to the press about women's lib causes. She argues that the women's movement is against the involvement of corporations, like those who held the fair their demonstrating against. In an unrelated section of the film, a man makes statement about his petition against energy policy that allow oil prices in Massachusetts skyrocket. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/18/1974
Description: Governor Sargent speaks at Women's Lib hearing, promising to work to end discrimination against women in the workforce. Woman addresses hearing, explaining pay discrimination she witnessed and experiences at the Boston Redevelopment Authority before she quit and began working at the Municipal Women's Project. Silent b-roll of audience at hearing. Other people address the hearing condemning discrimination against women. Additional footage of Governor Sargent's speech. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/10/1974
Description: Story #6427. A man giving a speech about distinguishing the Democratic party from Richard Nixon and the Republican party. Silent b-roll of audience, which is made up of women. A few clips of an older woman speaking at the podium inter cut with the audience clapping. Silent b-roll of the audience and other presenters. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/02/1973
Description: Interview with Bread and Roses restaurant co-owner on opening a restaurant run by women and for women to be comfortable. Women eat in the restaurant. Women cooking in the kitchen. Closeup on sign "Women Working." Reporter standup. Closeup on Bread & Roses sign and chalkboard with menu. Additional footage of women cooking, doing dishes, eating in the restaurant. Exteriors of the restaurant. Additional footage of interview with co-owner. Several takes of reporter standup. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/07/1974
Description: Story #9371. Council hearing on a Gay Rights Bill, which was defeated. Interview with a lesbian, Ellen, about why many gay people have not come forward with evidence of discrimination. Silent b-roll of a council hearing. Interview with Councilor George Wells, who thinks that a discrimination ordinance is unnecessary and condoning an illegal act. More of the interviews with Ellen and Mr. Wells. Reporter voice over, different takes, followed by silent b-roll of the hearing. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/16/1974
Description: Silent footage of paintings that had been recovered in an FBI sting. Several paintings were recovered including some by Andrew and N.C. Wyeth after being stolen from the Woolworth Estates in Maine the previous May. This is silent edited footage of the paintings followed by outtakes.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/19/1974
Description: A man interviewed about the agreement that Judge Charles Wyzanski had signed the day before which was aimed at reducing discrimination against minorities in the Police civil service exam. Reporter standup summarizing the controversy and compromise. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/08/1973