Description: During the gasoline crisis in the 1970's some station owners restricted sales to regular customers only. In response to this tactic and several others, Federal Energy Director William F. Simon prohibited station owners from discriminating against certain customers. This story is about how gas station owners are responding to this new regulation. Interviews with owners of gas stations who are upset by the law that stops them from serving "regular customers only." Some silent footage of gas stations and people taking down "regular customers only" signs. Pops in the soundtrack This is 1 reel of 2.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/13/1974
Description: Several men speak at a hearing. They enumerate problems caused by gay bars, such as prostitution, violence, and noise. A woman angrily asserts that she lives above the bar and she can sleep. Silent b-roll of the hearing. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/22/1973
Description: Story on the indictment of Anthony Jackson, also known as the "Hitchhiker Murderer." He was indicted for the murder of Synge Gillespie, but 7 other girls were believed to be victims as well. Footage of the woods, some people on the street, some one from the District Attorney office making a statement. Mary McKay closing standup. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/13/1973
Description: Feature on Janine Cinseruli, a 10-year old Peabody girl, who was heading into court the following day to fight for the right for girls to play little league baseball. Interviews with Janine, her brother, her mother, and other kids in her neighborhood. Footage of Janine and other children playing baseball in the street. Partially edited and outtakes. A mix of silent and sound footage. Sound muffled during interview with her mother.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/13/1974
Description: Governor Francis Sargent talking about a degree of skepticism across the country and mentions tapes (possibly referring to Nixon tapes?). Silent footage of Sargent and other men entering his office and standing behind a desk. Footage of reporters and others around the room. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/01/1973
Description: Silent b-roll footage of Mike Taibbi interview with a man from the John Hancock Company (believe it to be Vice President Albert E. Prouty). Sound footage of the interview about the damage to the Trinity church caused by construction of the John Hancock Tower. Followed by outtakes which include more silent footage of Prouty's office and more of the interview. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/11/1972
Description: Silent footage of men moving a large glass window pane. Interview with Walter Gallagher of the John Hancock company about embarrassment that the company has experienced due to the breaking windows on the John Hancock building. Footage of men installing a window. Interview with another man. Reporter standup followed by outtakes. Outtakes include silent footage of men moving a glass window and installing it, more interview footage with the two men from the final story, and several reporter standup takes. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/29/1974
Description: Reporter standup on Governor Sargent's search for a new commissioner of department of corrections, to replace Commissioner Boone. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/22/1973
Description: Editors and writers at the nation's oldest college humor magazine, the Harvard Lampoon, read newly delivered copies of the Lampoon's Sports Illustrated parody, which was written and photographed during the summer of 1974. Appearing are Lampoon members Mark Magowan (Harvard '76) Lulu Spencer ('76), Jean Barrett ('77), Pam LoRusso ('75), Norman Fleming ('75), Joe Toplyn ('75) and Ted Trimble ('76). Footage shot at the Lampoon Castle on Bow St. in Cambridge, MA.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/16/1974
Description: Story #7407A. Footage of some sections of the game. Cutaways to cheerleaders, scoreboard, and players benches. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/24/1974