Description: Elliot Richardson holds press conference to announce that he will not run for Senate. Discusses his predictions on the 1980 presidential election.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 10/16/1979
Description: Elliot Richardson loses the Republican primary to replace Paul Tsongas Senate seat race to Ray Shamie. Overview of his career and why he doesn't fit in the new Republican Party. Footage of Richardson on the campaign trail and at the Republican National Convention, interview with Shamie, and Richardson campaign primary night party. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/19/1984
Description: Roger Goodrich interviews Elliot Richardson, Massachusetts Attorney General, on the Frederick Wiseman film, Titicut Follies. He explains his objection film based on it's lack of regard for individual rights and privacy. He talks about the situation under former Attorney General Ed Brooke during which the film was made with the understanding that those individuals not able to give consent would not be featured. Cutaways of reporter asking questions. Footage of the Massachusetts Superior Court hearings on the film. A man who worked at Bridgewater State Hospital, where Titicut Follies was filmed, answers many questions. He mentions that his deputy forbade the cameras from going anywhere near Albert DeSalvo, the alleged Boston Strangler. Corrections Commissioner Gavin also answers questions. Outtakes of reporter standup. Silent courtroom scenes. Exteriors of the Massachusetts State House. Silent footage of Frederick Wiseman in the courtroom, talking to reporter Bill Harrington.
Collection: WHDH
Date Created: 10/18/1967