Description: Silent footage of people walking down the street, a car driving with its top down, and snow melting.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/03/1975
Description: Silent footage of a snow sculpture of Peanuts characters Snoopy and Woodstock on top of a dog house. "Bryant" is written in the snow.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/08/1977
Description: Neighborhood scenes after a snowstorm. Cars drive on the roads. Plow comes through. People walk down the sidewalk and scrape ice off their cars. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/22/1976
Description: B-roll from a meeting of the Alliance for Economic Justice on Massachusetts budget cuts and welfare proposals. A woman speaks at the meeting on the poor treatment of the elderly. A man says the tax cuts will benefit the white suburbs, not the urban minorities. A state official addresses a crowd, asking for the people to give the government a chance to perform before criticizing. A man speaks against Governor Dukakis's proposed economic plans. Another man speaks against State Senator Kelly. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/24/1975
Description: Shot of a map, seismograph and other equipment, a man explains some data, and an interview with the man about the history of earthquakes in New England and the Chinese's ability to predict earthquakes. Mix of sound and silent. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Last night, in Candia, NH, there was a small quake measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale/this is a head with someone from the Weston Observatory about this second quake within a week."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/30/1976
Description: Footage of police lined up and awaiting orders, construction workers on the job, and police marching down the road. Wild sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "More than 100 cops showed up at the site of the recent trouble because they expected more. It never happened. However, there was a court hearing today in conjunction with this story."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/30/1976
Description: Silent footage of different drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/30/1979
Description: This is footage of Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem speaking in a panel format to a crowded theater. Some snippets of the dialog can be heard, but this is an edited peice and the women are cut off mid-sentence throughout. Mix of sound and silent. High contrast. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Women for economic justice - Jane Fonda and Gloria Steinem on women in the business world."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/29/1979
Description: Footage of two different women putting and playing golf and some shots of the crowd. Wild sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "These are the finals in Concord. They play to a tie at 18 holes. One has a bad back. The other is pregnant... The [one with the] bad back wins."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/21/1978
Description: Reporter voiceover with black image about why the people are protesting. Interview with a couple of the protesters. B-roll of people in the museum. Reporter voiceover with black image followed by reporter standup in front of the museum. Sound. 2 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "There are pickets outside in front of the museum because the museum charges artists a fee to allow their works to be shown and the museum also collects a 20% fee for whatever is sold."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/25/1977
Description: Sign for Wrentham State School, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. Exteriors of the school. Trainees exercise and play in the school. People tour the school grounds. Cuts of footage of a press conference about the plans for Wrentham State School. Interview with a doctor about whether the additional funding will improve the lives of the trainees. Mix of wild sound and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/28/1976
Description: Silent footage of the exterior of Fenway Park. Closeup on Yawkey Way street sign.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/01/1977
Description: Special summarizing several top news stories from 1975. Topics include budget cuts, desegregation policies, Carson Beach racial violence, Mayor Kevin White's re-election, fire deaths, Mohammand Ali at Harvard, Governor Dukakis, Charlestown busing demonstrations, Susan Saxe, Dr. Kenneth Edlein. Footage includes traffic driving through flooded roads and rain, baseball, workers trying to dig out flooded drains and plow flooded roads, riots in Carson beach, police and hurt people, reporters crowding around Susan Saxe being arrested, Dr. Edelin walking through the courthouse, Muhammand Ali speaking at Harvard, stills of a man, aerial view of the countryside, shot of a city street, reporter stand-ups, shots of research equipment, prescription bottles, a welfare demonstration, Mayor White speaking, fire damaged homes, shots of politicians and personalities, a large ship, a barking dog, Princess Ann on a Horse, boxes of Coors beer, cars in the snow. Damaged mag track causes volume to drop or sound to drop out completely in sections. Edited footage, but sound and picture are separate. Mix of sound, wild sound, and silent. Slug: "1/1/75: Year Ender 1975, Taibbi for 1/1/75 air". [Airdate on slug 1975, but all of the footage is from 1975 so airdate should be 1/1/76]
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/01/1976
Description: Mix of different stories and footage from the year This is most likely the "Year-ender" that aired on 12/28/77 based on the few stories that can be identified. Silent footage of snow covered houses, streets and roads. A bulldozer pushing ice out of a flooded road and cars driving down a snowy and flooded highway. Waves crashing against the shore and shots of snow covered train and tram tracks. Bulldozers moving snow at Logan airport. New story. Footage of a docked Coast Guard boat. Aerial footage of a coast guard boat and shots of the boat and crew on the water. Sunrise and more aerial footage and shots of Coast guard in smaller boats. Close up of a map and a man talking about a distress call and plan for a search with boats and helicopters. New story. Cut to a different map of Massachusetts with sound of a man discussing redistricting. Shot of a street. Shot of a person holding a sign that reads, "Nantucket Vote to Secede, 1725-Yes, 404-No." B-roll of people at secession meeting? Shot of a house by the shore. New Story. Shot through a fence of a group of people. Shots of people behind a fence and a man catching a Frisbee thrown from the enclosure outside while a man shots through the fence about arrest times, appeals, and court. Indoor footage of a man in handcuffs led by police through a group of reporters. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/01/1977
Description: Story about a football player from Harvard, Andrew Poupolo, who was stabbed in a fight over a wallet that was stolen by prostitutes. He went into a coma and died one month later. The police has cracked down on the Combat Zone since the murder. Footage of the alley where he was stabbed, the hospital he was brought to, the Combat Zone at night, and police patrolling the street. Interview with a man about why this homicide case is getting priority. Reporter voice-overs, and reporter standups. Poor image quality. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/06/1976
Description: B-roll of painters Karen Ross, a Teacher, and Mary Krause, a museum student painting a mural called "Leaves and Links." Interview with a man about why the art was comissioned. Interview with Ross about the artwork. Reporter stand-up. Sound and wild sound. This is 2 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/11/1978
Description: This is a reporter voiceover about public art sponsored by the MBTA over unrelated image of the street. Sound. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/11/1978
Description: Demonstration by members of the Unification Church against pornography in Boston's Combat Zone. Protesters carrying signs and singing "God Bless America" in front of the state house. Demonstration marches to Liberty Tree Square in the Combat Zone." Sound. This is 1 of 2 reels. Slug= "Moonies Combat Zone"
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/22/1977
Description: Reporter voice over on the Unification Church's belief that sex, free love, and alcohol are leading to the spiritual decline of America. Footage of the protest in the Combat zone, the leader speaks to the crowd with a megaphone. Reporter closing voiceover. Sound. This is 2 of 2 reels. Slug= "Moonies Combat Zone"
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/22/1977
Description: Two boys playing ice hockey with a soda can on a pond. Interview with a pee wee hockey player (cuts off). Part of a peewee hockey game followed by part of a hockey game with adults. Wild sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/06/1976
Description: Interview with a man about the students as tour guides. Interview with a boy about what kind of information he shared on the tour. Sound. 1 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "MFA Tour Guides - Students from Andover at the museum."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/12/1977
Description: B-roll of students and adults in the museum and art work. Interview with a boy who is taking notes about their field trip. Interview with a girl about what she will talk about. More b-roll of students in the museum and a close-up of the General Knox portrait. Mix of sound and wild sound. This is 2 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "MFA Tour Guides - Students from Andover at the museum."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/12/1977
Description: Men gather 35mm film and papers and burn them in a dumpster. Footage includes film being wound into the fire from the reels, close ups of burning reels. Interview with one of the police officers. Mix of sound and wild sound. This is 1 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Boston Police Department burns 14 reels of what they term "obscene" films."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/26/1976
Description: Interviews with police officers about how they determine what is obscene, connections between the mob and pornography, and their personal morality. Sound. This is 2 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Boston Police Department burns 14 reels of what they term "obscene" films."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/26/1976
Description: Interview with Paul Tsongas about the Iranian Revolution and how this affects the United States Foriegn Policy, including his hope that America will be able to get over its dependency on Middle Eastern oil. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/14/1979
Description: Red Sox at Spring training in Florida. Opens with a reporter voice over with a black image about the different drills that are done in spring training. Interview with a man about pitcher Rick Wise who wants to be traded. Voice over with black image about different players, followed by an interview with Carl Yastrzemski about how he stays in shape and his age. B-roll of Red Sox players, including Yastrzemski, running around the field. Zoom into a man in outfield. Footage of different drills, pitching, and throwing the ball. Reporter voiceover with black image followed by interview with Jim Willoughby. Footage of players hitting and pitching, followed by Yastrzemski hitting. Reporter voiceover with black image. Mix of sound and wild sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/02/1978
Description: Slug: "Barry". Interview with a man who describes an incident where postal inspectors followed instructions to a suspicious package and their decision to call the Fort Devens Disposal Unit. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/01/1977
Description: Reporter voiceover says that Ted Williams is joining the Red Sox at Spring training for the first time. Footage includes Ted Williams walking with reporters, pretends to swing, interview with Williams about hitting, Williams talking to people, Red Sox players practicing, Williams asking questions about certain players, crowd watching the practice, Williams shaking hands with fans and signing autographs, crowd claps as Williams walks back toward the team. Reporter voice over throughout. Poor image quality. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/1976