Description: People in the State House for a hearing. Shots of logos on shirts from several different gas stations and b-roll of the hearing. Testimony from a service station owners about supplier owned gas stations, and pressures to sell more gas. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/20/1975
Description: Silent footage of hearing at the State House on state employee benefits. Speakers include the president of one of the State Unions, a teacher, and a man who is willing to go on strike. People holding signs and chanting "11% for food and rent" outside the State House and in the lobby. Police eject people from the State House, some of them fight back. One women fighting with the police and trying to get back into the building. A man calls for a march around the state house. People marching. Police lined up and the crowd marching by. More silent footage of the hearing. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/20/1975
Description: Exteriors of the Massachusetts State House. AFSCME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) state workers on strike, picketing outside State House with placards. Closeup on Beacon St. street sign.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 06/21/1976
Description: Interview with Kevin Harrington about remolding at the state house to create an executive conference room. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/30/1976
Description: High, wide, long shots of Boston environs from observation deck of Hancock Tower. Nearly aerial views of South End, Charles River, Boston Harbor, State House, and orange line T moving along elevated tracks.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 09/10/1976
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: 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: Ray Flynn comments on the Doyle-Flynn Bill, which cut state funding for abortions, and was being presented to the legislature the following day. According to the Original WCVB Rundown, Flynn called this impromptu news conference on the steps of the State House to defend his bill. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/18/1977
Description: Convening of a Joint Committee of the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives. Interiors of the State House. Michael Dukakis proceeds into the chamber and delivers the State of the State address (for his first term as governor). His address touches on the state of Massachusetts towns, specifically North Adams, and the great benefits Massachusetts is able to provide people who need extra attention, including the elderly, handicapped, mentally disabled, mentally ill, and disadvantaged children. George Keverian, Kevin Harrington, William Bulger, Tom O'Neill and other state government dignitaries are present. Some video dropout. reel 1 of 2.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 01/11/1978
Description: State House exteriors in summer. Several views including looking up Park Street. Straight on and angle perspectives. Golden dome, cupola. Henry Cabot Lodge statue.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 07/19/1978