Description: 08/25/1970 air piece on the next day's "Women's Strike Day" activities. Rosemarie Van Camp interviews many women at Government Center plaza on their feelings about the demonstration and the Women's Liberation Movement in general, some speak is support and other in opposition. 03/27/1970 air piece about the Women's Liberation Movement's attempts to meet with playboy bunnies to offer their solidarity as women despite their protest of Playboy magazine. 03/08/1970 silent air piece on a women's rights march on Beacon Hill. B-roll of women working in an office. 08/26/1970 footage of a woman speaking about the Women's Strike for Equality. Governor Frank Sargent congratulates her and notes his support of more women in government. A woman asks Governor Sargent about his support for the proposed Equal Rights Amendment. Shots of the crowd.
Collection: WHDH
Date Created: 03/08/1970, 03/27/1970, 08/24/1970, 08/25/1970
Description: Women's rights march on Beacon Hill and through downtown Boston. They gather at Government Center plaza. Woman sings women's rights folk song. Cuts of women speaking at a podium, especially about the issue of equal pay. One woman in the crowd argues that women already have more rights than men and criticizes the women speaking at the demonstration. Young people do a skit on stage. Closeups of people in the crowd, and signs with women's rights slogans. Quick clip of Governor Sargent speaking in the crowd. Rosemarie Van Camp does several takes of reporter standup. Sounds goes in and out throughout the video.
Collection: WHDH
Date Created: 08/26/1970
Description: Compilation of footage concerning women's liberation. People parachuting. A ceremony honoring servicewomen. Auditorium full of people. Exteriors of Harvard building (888 Memorial Drive) taken over by women and renamed the "Boston Women's Center." Crowd of children outside the taken over building. People outside the door to the Massachusetts House of Representatives Gallery. Governor Frank Sargent outside of the State House, with women addressing crowd about women's liberation. Older people eating meals in a cafeteria. Friends of Louise Bryun Walk for Peace gathered at Copley Square and march through downtown Boston. Louis Bruyn is a woman who walked from her home in Newton, Mass. to Washington, D.C. to protest the Vietnam War in 1971. Exteriors of the Boston Public Library. People on benches at the Boston Common. Women, and a few men, at a banquet. Riverside community resident holds a press conference. Dormitory, possibly a women's prison. Press conference in front of "Boston Women's Center." Exteriors of Old Cambridge Baptist Church. Exteriors of Lyons Hall and other campus environs at Boston College. Women march out of "Boston Women's Center" with banners. Women wrapped in blankets guard the door. Closeups on the electric box outside the building. International Women's Day demonstration on Boston Common in front of the State House. Women speaking at an event.
Collection: WHDH
Date Created: 03/1971