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