Description: Reporter voice over with black image about the United States new 200 mile fishing limit to restrict foreign and American fishermen. Coast Guard Commandant, Owen W. Siler, speaking at a press conference about the initial success of the law and foreign cooperation. B-roll of the Coast Guard aircraft, aerial view of the ocean, pilots flying, and press conference with the Coast Guard. Closing reporter voice-over with black image. Sound and wild sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/01/1977
Description: Interview with a Navy officer about a ship that has lost communication and can't be found. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/06/1976
Description: Reporter voice over with seemingly unrelated film of people in a public square shot from the window of a building. Chairman Edward Harrington announcing the decision to suspend licenses of certain bars. B-roll footage of the exterior of the bars, followed by silent b-roll footage of the hearing with shots of the audience, board members, and others. Reporter voice over wrap-up of the story with seemingly unrelated footage of the street shot from a window. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/24/1976
Description: Bill Baird News Conference with 3 underage girls who want to have an abortion, but can't get parental permission. The girls have scarves around their heads to protect their identity. Baird and one of the girls speak about the issue. B-roll footage of the press conference. Mix of sound and silent. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Bill Baird produces the 15-year ... who is 11 weeks pregnant and wants an abortion, but her folks say no."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/30/1976
Description: Several people led by Bill Baird marching with pro-choice signs. Silent. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Bill Baird Demonstration - Bill Baird challenges a federal law which says that a pregnant teenager who wants an abortion must have written consent of both parents or a court order issued by a superior court judge. This is a mini demo [demonstration] just ahead of the court session."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/17/1977
Description: Man addresses demonstration against abortion. People march holding pro-life signs. A priest addresses the demonstration. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/22/1976
Description: Show #1-5. A doctor explains different abortion methods. Interview with a woman who had an abortion and thinks it was the right decision, a preliminary interview with a woman at an abortion clinic, different people discuss the physiological impacts of having an abortion, meeting between doctors discussing a patient who wants an abortion and how to advise her. Doctor discusses the advantages of a woman being able to have an abortion in her own community. Interview with a priest who believes that sex is about more than just having children. Cardinal speaking about the Roe vs. Wade decision. Interviews with different doctors, women, and experts on their feelings of a variety of issues surrounding abortion. B-roll includes abortion ads in the paper, interview cutaways, shots of the operating room and lab, a street fair, and exterior shots of hospitals in Boston. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/05/1973...2/9/1976
Description: People discussing different methods of abortion. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/03/1975
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: A reproductive rights rally with speakers including Florence Luscomb, who attended her first women's rights conference in 1892, and Gloria Steinem. Banners reads "Defend Dr. Edelin! Defend Abortion Rights!" and "Abortion is a Woman's Right to Choose." Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/20/1975
Description: Cars driving down a flooded road. A woman out of her car on the side of the road with a tow truck and several over cars. A police car pulls over. Mix of wild sound and silent. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Today was rainy and crappy. Film shows puddles and accidents on rte. 128. Car hoods up, people getting soaked."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/30/1976
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: Exterior shot of the West Newton Savings bank in Sherborn. B-roll of women working inside and the bank manager on the phone. Interview with the bank manager about a man who used to work there. Sound and wild sound. This is 2 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/29/1978
Description: Story about the West Newton Savings bank in Sherborn, which has an all women staff. Interview with one of the bank managers, interview cutaways, and reporter standup in front of the bank. Mix of sound and silent. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/29/1978
Description: Women in a room singing, several women come through a door with a large banner and the students cheer, girls stream out of the door cheering. Wild sound. Slug = "U Mass Feminists" Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "The women who have been sitting in the office of the UMass school newspaper leave without getting satisfaction."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/12/1978
Description: Reporter voice-over over black image about the Analog Devices company and the new facility they are opening in Wakefield. Interview with the company's manager. Reporter stand-up. People working in the new facility, people speaking at the dedication ceremony, and an interview with Governor Dukakis. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/25/1976
Description: Seals, Andre and Spot, swim in the seal enclosure at the New England Aquarium while a crowd watches. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Andre and Spot - Andre the seal has a new companion. [She's] Spot and she swims in the tank with Andre."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/05/1979
Description: Andre the seal jumps halfway through a ring and performs in the seal enclosure at the New England Aquarium. The Aquarium truck backs up through a large crowd toward the water. Shots of Andre in the water and children in the crowd watching. Background sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Andre goes North - Yes, friends, it's time for the famous andre to seal to go to Maine/first he gives his final performance, and then on to Marblehead to be dumped into the ocean to head north."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/02/1979
Description: Crowds by the harbor. A man and seal [Andre?] perform on the dock. Unveil a statue of Andre. Background sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/08/1978, 10/09/1978
Description: Andre the seal coming off the plane. "Welcome Home Andre" sign at the Aquarium. Andre re-enters the seal pool at the aquarium as a crowd watches. Sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Andre the Seal Comes Back - To the aquarium to be reunited with pregnant Smoke."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/02/1977
Description: Footage of Andre the seal being transferred from the plane to the New England Aquarium truck for transfer to the aquarium. Crowd waiting by the Seal enclosure, and Andre being released from the crate into the seal enclosure. Background sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Andre Comes home - Here we go again, from Rockport to the Aquarium."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/01/1978
Description: People marching with white masks on, chanting, and carrying anti-Shah signs. Wild sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Description from Assignment Sheet: "Anti-Shah [demonstration] at the MFA and then on to downtown, re: Shah of Iran."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/13/1978
Description: People marching with signs and chanting, "Down with Racism from Boston to South Aftrica." Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/30/1977
Description: Silent night footage of police at the Commonwealth Armory. Shots of police with a dog, inspecting the building, and cars. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "At the Commonwealth Armory. No break. Nothing taken, just a stolen van recovered and some strange folk spotted in the area."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/25/1976
Description: Footage of people weaving on a loom, dancing to live acoustic guitar music, people lounging in the park, and shots of different artwork. Wild Sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Street fair on Marlboro St. to celebrate French independence day."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/14/1978
Description: This is a mix footage of a woman's house and an interview with her about why she is removing the paintings. Mix of silent and sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Brockton Thefts - A Brockton woman takes down all her valuable paintings after being harassed and having many of her other paintings stolen."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/31/1977
Description: This is silent b-roll of the exterior of a building, the Boston Athenaeum. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Pell investigation about art and sales of the masterpieces and where they go, what happens to them."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/08/1977
Description: Footage includes shots of different artwork and people looking at the art posted in the lobby of a building. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/08/1979
Description: Footage of suspects covering their faces as they are taken into the police station. Shots of recovered paintings followed by a press conference about the arrests. Mix of sound and silent. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Art Theft - Police arrest some folk in connection with the theft of some famous works. One [suspect] is a Brookline woman."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/19/1977
Description: Footage includes the audience and close-ups of people involved in the hearing. Wild Sound. This in 1 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Arts Hearing at Faneuil Hall with the [Governor] among others. [Morning] devoted to arts, [and] the [afternoon] to humanities... we do arts only."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/30/1978
Description: Governor Dukakis speaking about the need for a greater allocation of money to Art institutions. Sound. This in 2 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Arts Hearing at Faneuil Hall with the [Governor] among others. [Morning] devoted to arts, [and] the [afternoon] to humanities... we do arts only."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/30/1978
Description: Silent footage of a mosaic in the Park Street Subway station that reads, "First subway in America," people looking at the art, a woman speaking to the crowd, and close up on sections of the artwork. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/04/1978
Description: The Australian Prime Minister and a man from Harvard each sign an agreement as a crowd applauds. Wild Sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Australian Prime Minister comes to Harvard to formalize a $1M grant ceremonial and a [news conference]"
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/30/1976
Description: A man demonstrates to a room of reporters the ease of stealing a Ford vehicle. B-roll of the press conference, people in attendance, and different tools. Reporter standup about a bill to require car makers to reach certain antitheft standards. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/03/1975
Description: Jack Fultz, winner of the 1976 Boston Marathon, surrounded by reporters and being interviewed at the finish line. The interview with Fultz is followed with shots of other runners and spectators at the finish line. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/19/1976
Description: Boston College Commencement Ceremony. Footage of the audience and shots of the graduates sitting and watching the ceremony intermixed with excerpts of the main speaker at the ceremony and various parts of the ceremony. Sound. Unedited footage.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/24/1976
Description: Sound footage of demonstrators walking in a circle and carrying signs in front of the Boston Public Library. An interview with one of the protesters. Heavy amount of popping in the soundtrack. Sound. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Library workers walkout - The union folk considered to be non-pros are upset with their employers. So they walk out of the library during the noon hour and picket."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/23/1977
Description: Silent daytime footage of a burned building with a fire truck parked in front. Shot of firemen.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/12/1976
Description: Interview with Barbara Walters on leaving NBC for ABC to be the first female network evening news anchor. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/28/1976
Description: Footage from a world series game in New York, players celebrating in the locker room, interview with Dick Young from the New York Daily News, footage from a world series game in L.A., images of Yankee players who have publicly voiced displeasure with the Yankees - Thurman Munson, Mickey Rivers, Chris Chambliss, Roy White, and Mike Torrez. Interview with Torrez, George Steinbrenner commenting to reporters, shot of Dodgers stadium, Dodger's manager Tommy Lasorda celebrating, shots of Billy Martin, Roger Angell from the New Yorker comments on Martin, game footage, Dodgers celebrate after their win, crowds run onto the field, shots of police beating fans on the baseball field. Reporter voice over throughout. Poor image quality. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/18/1977
Description: Women in a meeting and talking in a circle. Interview with a woman about safety for women. More footage of the meeting and shots of women in attendance. Sound and wild sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/25/1978
Description: Silent footage of a man placing tape on the roof of a building. He is making letters, but there is no ariel shot that shows what he is writing. Hancock Tower seen in the distance.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/10/1978
Description: Footage of a parade including people in an old car, people dressed like colonialist playing fifes, a marching band, people playing bagpipes, and fire trucks. Wild sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/16/1976
Description: Footage of men and women of different racial groups sitting around a table talking about school issues. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/16/1975
Description: Reporter standup in front of Faneuil Hall. On the street interviews with people about how they feel about the current state of the United States of America or what they would like to change about the country. Reporter closing standup about how apathetic people seem about the state of the country. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/03/1976
Description: Bill Rodgers, winner of the Boston marathon in 1975, 1978,1979, and 1980, accepting an award in Melrose. Followed by an interview with Rodgers outside. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/07/1976
Description: B-roll of Bill Rodgers in the classroom with the kids that he teaches. Followed by footage of Rodgers running on the street in his neighborhood and an interview. Interview topics include teaching and running. This is a reel of outtakes so some of Rodgers' answers in the interview are cut off. Slightly faded pink. [Film Label in Coll Folder]
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/18/1976
Description: Students handing out flyers and marching on campus with protest signs tied around their necks. Interview with a representative of Holy Cross about how many African American students are their and how the president of the college is dealing with their demands. Mix of sound and silent. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/08/1977
Description: Students marching and chanting "Equality Yes! Racism No! Discrimination has got to go!" Representative from the Black Student Caucus reading a statement at a press conference. Silent footage of the students marching. Reporter standup. Mix of sound and silent. This is 2 of 2 reels
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/08/1977
Description: Silent footage of some pottery and other artifacts in a museum. No picture with reporter voice over about Plymouth town. Interview with a woman about the Plymouth town settlement. Reporter and woman continue the interview outside. Reporter Standup. Mix of sound and silent. This is 1 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Black History feature - On Parting Ways in Plymouth, the first free black settlement in the U.S."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/19/1979