Description: This is footage from the 1972 Boston Marathon. Footage of Nina Kuscsik, the first female finisher, at the finish line. The 1972 marathon was the first year that women were officially allowed to run. Footage of people running the race. Interview with Olavi Suomalainen, the first male finisher, and an interview with Kuscsik at the finish line. More footage of Suomalainen running and at the finish line. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/14/1973
Description: Story #2394. Action for Boston Community Development news conference. Silent b-roll of people in an office, followed by silent footage of three men at a news conference and the reporters in the audience. Sound footage of speakers discussing ABCD programs including one that involves the release of former convicts back into the community. More silent b-roll of the conference and office, footage of men washing a car, and people in a cafeteria followed by extended footage of some of the speakers. Mix of sound and silence.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/22/1972
Description: A hearing on the opening of the Crittenton-Hastings House, the first free standing abortion clinic in Massachusetts. Footage includes exterior shots of the building, protesters, and people speaking at the meeting. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/13/1973
Description: Court case between a wife who wants an abortion and her husband, who is trying to stop the abortion. The Massachusetts State Supreme Court ruled in favor of the wife. These are interviews with the lawyers representing both side, followed by interview cutaways. Mix of sound and silent. Slug read "Abortion Decision Gold."
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/14/1974
Description: B-roll includes exterior footage of Boston City Hospital, women speaking at a news confernce, and audience of news conference, and a legislative hearing. Women at press conference speak about politicians and right to life groups creating regulations that are making abortions costly and difficult to obtain, legislation that goes against the Supreme Court's abortion ruling, and consent requirements that require unmarried women to have consent of her parents. Reporter stand-up in front of Boston City Hospital. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/13/1974
Description: The Governor vetoed an abortion bill, and this story is on reactions to the veto. Interview with a woman about abortions being jeopardized in Massachusetts. Man at a press conference speaking about abortion and parental consent, a female doctor discusses problems with the new abortion bill and hospital practices and abortion complications. More of the interview with the pro-choice woman and more from the people at the press conference followed by silent b-roll from the press conference and a meeting. Mix of sound and silent. Slug: "Abortion/ Prorosation"
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/02/1974
Description: Story #189. Interview with Dr. Pierre Victor Brunelle who was sent to Norfolk prison for 16 months for performing an illegal abortion. Brunelle discusses why he performed the abortion, whether he will try to get his physician license back, how his time in prison has affected him, and his views of abortion laws. Interview with his wife about the experience. Silent b-roll includes shot of the Norfolk Correctional Institute sign, Dr. Brunelle and his wife leaving the prison and walking to the car, and cutaways from the interview. Interview with a man who was convicted of performing an abortion. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/03/1972
Description: Footage of people marching with signs and flags, a van with "African Liberation Month" signs tapes to the side, and people gathered in the street. Edited footage followed by cuts. Silent. Slug: (midday) story #8296B.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/20/1974
Description: People carry Andre in a cage to the dock, and put him on a boat. He jumps off the boat into the ocean. He swims off toward Rockport, Maine. Additional footage of Andre and on the boat and people watching him swim off. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/26/1974
Description: Woman speaks at a press conference on the need for the Labor Movement to fight against the institutionalized racism in Boston, especially against those opposed to school integration. She encourages people to attend a rally against racism, to be held the next day on the Boston Common. A man from a labor union notes the endorsement of the rally by several higher up in his union. Woman condemns the Boston School Committee, especially Louise Day Hicks and John Kerrigan, for their anti-busing stance, which she says is racist and unfair for black and Latino children. People continue to speak for school integration, voices heard over blank screen. Women hang banner reading, "End Racist Attacks: Coalition of Labor Union Women." Additional silent footage of the press conference. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/13/1974
Description: Story #8212. Silent footage of an outdoor craft market followed by sound footage of the 4th annual "Great Animal Day" in Cambridge Park. People with dogs and other animals sit around an area where people can bring their pets into to showcase their talents. Interview with the man running the animal festival about the need for a day to celebrate animals and reporter standup. Edited footage followed by cuts. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/11/1974
Description: Story #7626. Robbery at the Pucker Safrai Gallery during which several Picasso, Braque, and Matisse pieces were stolen. Footage includes paintings, interview cutaway, b-roll of the showroom and back room of the gallery, and an interview with the curator about robbery. Edited footage followed by cuts. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/18/1974
Description: Governor Sargent meets with group of people. He consults a book called, "The Arts: A Priority for Investment." They hold a press conference. A man speaks about the need for state funding for the arts. Governor Sargent explains that institutions can no longer survive on private funds alone. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/22/1973
Description: Story #734. Silent footage of college-aged Asian people marching down the street with signs. Signs difficult to read, but include one that says "Drop Nixon on Haiphong." Part of an acted scene where people in black with tall hats beat a person dressed in Vietnamese clothing.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/26/1972
Description: Reporter interviews two new Boston Astros soccer players. Silent footage of a press conference, and then some sound footage of the same press conference where one new player speaks.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/11/1974
Description: Silent footage of the Boston Astros playing a soccer game on the Boston University field.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/31/1974
Description: Story #1873. Interview with artist Don Potts about the art in the exhibit at the Hayden Gallery, b-roll of the different sculptures, reporter standup. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/28/1972
Description: (B-roll from 72) This is footage from the 1972 Boston Marathon. Footage of Olavi Suomalainen, the male winner, at the finish line. Interview with Suomalainen before the 1973 Boston Marathon (in which he came in 3rd). This is 2 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/14/1973
Description: Story #4817. David Bartley at a podium discusses the budget and the failures of the Governor. A different man seated at a desk discusses the budget and the legislature. Bartley holds up a bumper sticker that reads, "Don't blame me I'm a Deocratic" followed by silent b-roll of both press conferences. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/30/1973
Description: Story #931. Silent footage of Red Sox game at Fenway Park. Red Sox vs. the Chicago White Sox. Final score 4-5, White Sox Win.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/17/1972
Description: Silent footage of people with Beatles merchandise, buttons, records, magazines, and t-shirts waiting around a theater or convention room. Banner that reads, "Magical Mystery Tour," hung up behind a podium with a man speaking. Shots of two people wearing shirts that read, "Mystery Tour Staff," and some more footage of fans.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/27/1974
Description: Story about the Supreme Court ruling on Eisenstadt v. Baird, that single people had the same right to obtain contraceptives as married people. Massachusetts was one of the states affected by this ruling, as it had given married couple access to birth control, but restricted single people. Interview with a man about the US Supreme Court decision's affect on Massachusetts. Silent b-roll of . Interview with owner or manager of Phillips Drugs about how the ruling will affect their policy on the sale of birth control. Reporter standup wrap-up of story. Followed by cuts, which include silent b-roll of interviews, contraception on the pharmacy shelf, more of the interview with manager of Phillip's Drugs, and reporter standup outtakes. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/23/1972
Description: Story #1858. Interview with Dr. Rankin about birth control effectiveness and possibilities of other forms in the future. Silent footage of people on stage seated and speaking. Shots of the crowd. Reporter standup in front of the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology. Followed by cuts, which include more of the interview with Dr. Rankin (muffled at the end), interview with another man about family planning in Massachusetts, reporter standup outtakes, speakers at the conference, and silent b-roll of speakers and audience at the conference. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/27/1972
Description: Story #4816. Mel King, representing the black and Hispanic citizens of Massachusetts, gives a statement about his groups disappointment with the Democratic party, and the possibility of switching allegiance to the Republican party. Bill Owens, Royal Bolling, Sr. and others stand with King at the podium. Intercut with silent b-roll of the audience and other attendees of the press conference. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/30/1973
Description: Man at a press conference representing the Black Caucus giving a statement about the need for minorities on the Governor's task forces and their call to nationalize the oil industry. Bill Owens sits next to him during press conference. Silent b-roll of press conference. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/18/1973
Description: Silent footage of Governor Sargent speaking at a podium. Shots of the crowd and an African American choir singing. Sargent, a woman, and an African American man looking at photos in an exhibit.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/11/1974
Description: Interview with Bobby Orr about a recent leg injury followed by footage of him practicing on the ice. Edited story followed by outtakes. Mix of silent and sound. Pops and cracks in the soundtrack. (Leader: "Sports - Bobby Orr")
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/04/1974
Description: Silent footage of police (maybe bomb squad) on the street outside the John Hancock Tower measuring area around a bundle. Police cars and crowd shots. Silent footage.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/05/1973
Description: Silent footage of a press conference. Mary E. Curley Children's Building Pediatric Service sign. B-roll of children's hospital rooms and children being treated. Man explains reduction of pediatric services because of declining use of the facilities. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/10/1973
Description: Story #6429. Interview with a doctor discussing his volunteer work abroad and how the Egyptians and Israelis reacted to his presence. Silent b-roll of the interview. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/02/1973
Description: Reel begins with cuts. Interviews with runners and spectators about why runners with no chance of winning compete in the race. Footage of the winner from the previous year, Olavi Suomalainen, with his laurel wreath and trophy. Silent b-roll footage of runners in various places along the race route. Edited story taken from the above footage. Reporter standup, interview with runners and spectators, and silent footage of runners during the race. Goes back into cuts with footage of runners preparing at the starting line. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/14/1973
Description: Exterior of Boston State College Administration building. Interview with women who have locked themselves in the switchboard office in protest of gender discrimination within the school. Interview with a man from the university. Interview with a student that thinks there should be a Man's Center if there is a Woman's Center. Reporter standup. Interview cutaways, a list of the women's demands, a meeting with university officials and students, interviews with a woman and a man who don't agree with the protest. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/13/1973
Description: Silent footage of women sitting around a kitchen table, planning a meat boycott. Closeup on "Nix On Meat" sticker. Interview with women on boycotting meat because of the prices. They encourage housewives to start gardens. Reporter standup. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/10/1973
Description: Interview with Fred Stanfield on being traded by the Bruins to the Minnesota North Stars. Silent footage of Gilles Gilbert. Press conference with Bruins general manager Harry Sinden, sitting with Gilles Gilbert, who they acquired from the North Stars. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/22/1973
Description: Locker room interview with Vic Hadfield of the New York Rangers on beating the Boston Bruins in the 5th game of the NHL quarterfinals. He notes that Boston Bruins general manager Harry Sinden's comments in the newspaper riled up the Rangers players and spurred them on to victory. Locker room interview with Jim Neilson on the Rangers' reaction to winning. Footage of goals scored during the game. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/10/1973
Description: Story #6671A. Silent footage of Celtics vs. Bulls basketball game. Footage includes sections of the game, some filmed in slow motion, and shots of the crowd and scoreboard.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/01/1973
Description: Opening of the Women's Resource Center, West Suburban YWCA. Sign listing "Barriers to Women's Employment," which opens to reveal the Resource Center. Children playing. Women looking at books in a library section. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/30/1974
Description: Story #8304. Silent footage of people looking at paintings and other art in the Channel 2 building, close-ups of the art, a man being interviewed, and exterior shots of the Channel 2 building. Edited footage followed by cuts.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/21/1974
Description: Story #9377. Feature about Ted Kennedy's incident in Chappaquiddick. Footage of the town, ferry, and the bridge and interviews with tourists who had come to see the bridge where the accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne occurred. Aerial shots of the island. Edited Footage followed by cuts. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 07/18/1974
Description: Slug: "10/15/73: Chelsea 1908 Fire." Footage includes external shots of Lynch Bros. auto repair on Essex street, b-roll of an old man inside typing, interview cutaways, shot of a keystone with "1908" on it pull out to a building destroyed by fire. Interview with the man who witnessed the Chelsea fire in 1908 who compares the that fire to the most recent one and describes what he remembers of the 1908 fire and the rebuilding of the neighborhood. Mix of silent, sound, and wild sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/15/1973
Description: Story #6827. Silent footage of men speaking and holding up maps in front of a room followed by outdoor shots of a construction site and construction equipment.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/19/1973
Description: Interview with a tenant about the landlord and the condition of the housing. Silent footage of the building owner, Moris Tulman, in his office and being escorted through protesters. People get off a bus and go door to door with flyers about the poor housing conditions. Interview with another tenant and silent footage of the housing from the outside and the inside of different apartments. Followed by outtakes, which include more silent footage of the crowd getting off the bus and putting flyers up, the crowd at the landlord's office and meeting with Tulman, more interviews with the two women included in the final piece and with a child, and more shots around and inside the apartments. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/06/1974
Description: Silent footage of damaged buildings and cars, burnt trees, and a bulldozer moving junk around. Reporter standup. House Bill 6611 recently approved, which states that housing will begin going up in this area within the year. Reporter summarizes different government initiatives to begin rebuilding this section of Chelsea. Cut to Governor Sargent talking about the continued rebuilding of Chelsea and aid provided by the government. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/01/1973
Description: Followup on how Chelsea is recovering on the first anniversary of the Great Chelsea fire of 1973. Footage of fire hydrant, empty lots, buildings, and the streets around Chelsea. Reporter voice over about the damage caused by the fire. Interview with a man who owned business that was ruined by the fire. Reporter voice over. Interview with another man who was affected by the fire. Reporter standup, followed by cuts. Cuts include more b-roll footage of empty lots, the streets around Chelsea, fire hydrants, reporter standup outtakes, and more from the resident interviews. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/14/1974
Description: Silent footage of a helicopter moving a large air conditioner from the roof of a building. Shots include workers attaching the line from the helicopter to the air conditioner, the helicopter hovering over the building, and a new air conditioner placed on the roof.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/08/1973
Description: Story #4809. Arial footage of buildings (the Christian Science Center in Boston), followed by exterior footage from the ground of the same buildings and gardens around them. Reporter standup. Interior footage of the buildings, and an interview with a man from the Christian Science Center. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/30/1973
Description: Silent footage of Boston City Council chambers during a meeting. City Councilors Albert "Dapper" O'Neil, J.M. Connolly, Frederick C. Langone, Louise Day Hicks address the meeting about court-ordered busing. Stenographer records the meeting. Massachusetts State Representative Ray Flynn sits in the audience. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/04/1974
Description: Student from the Harvard Crimson reads a statement about student strike. Silent b-roll of people at the press conference and the students running it. More b-roll of the press conference and a shot of the exterior of the Harvard Crimson building. Blank film followed by cuts. Outtakes include more footage of the students reading their statement and answering questions. The footage of the students speaking at the press conference is very unstable. This instability is printed into the film and most likely caused by a loose film gate during the initial processing of the film. Mix of sound and silent. B-roll and outtakes.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/18/1972
Description: Footage of various booths and exhibits at the Computer Caravan, a traveling computer and technology show that was traveling on to 27 other cities and 6 other countries. Reporter closing standup. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/13/1973
Description: Story #1024. Story on construction workers demonstrating outside of the State House. They are upset because of delays in the Park Plaza Project. Footage includes construction workers leaving a work-site, cut to groups of workers marching down the street. Large protest of construction workers in front of the State House. Silent footage of Governor Sargent in a meeting room. Followed by more silent footage of the demonstration. A man climbs a flag pole and a shot of another man on a statue. Sound footage of Governor Sargent seated at a desk. He says that he will be meeting with several people to discuss how they are trying to resolve the issue. Interview with one of the Labor leaders who says that they will be meeting with the Governor to determine who is "lying" about Park Plaza plan and why it is not going forward. More silent b-roll of the protest. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/28/1974
Description: Story #1024. Story on construction workers demonstrating outside of the State House. They are upset because of delays in the Park Plaza Project. Silent footage of the protest including a large crowd, a man climbing up flag pole, men with signs on the stairs of the building, police surrounding the flag pole and removing men from walls. Sound footage of some of the leaders of the protest inside the state building. One man interviewed by a group of reporters. He says that they met with political leaders to "straighten out" difficulties with projects in "Park Plaza, the West End, and the airport." Governor Sargent makes a statement about the protest and his meeting about the Park Plaza Project with some of the labor leaders, and answers reporter's questions. Sound footage of the demonstration including shots of the protesters chanting "We want jobs" and "We want Sargent", Governor Sargent yelling into a bullhorn and fighting with the crowd, and protesters hanging a straw-man from a crane. Some footage of the labor leaders walking into the meeting room with Governor Sargent. B-roll of men working in a construction site, leaving the site, and marching to the State House. More sound footage of the demonstration. Mix of sound and silent footage. This is 2 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/28/1974
Description: Silent footage of two men walking into a building, followed by police escorting a handcuffed man into a State Police car, which then drives away. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/01/1973
Description: Story #9883. Statements by Father Robert Drinan, Governor Sargent Francis, special prosecutor for the Watergate scandal Archibold Cox, and Senator Edward Kennedy on President Ford's pardon of Richard Nixon. Mary McKay interview with Father Drinan on the street. Drinan thinks that the pardon is in violation of the spirit of the United State Constitution. Governor Sargent, surrounded by news microphones, does not believe that Nixon should go to jail, but the implications of pardoning him for crimes that an ordinary citizen would go to jail for is concerning. Seated at a desk, Archibald Cox reads a statement in response to the pardon, and believes that it violates the principal of our government to pardon the President in advance of the Grand Jury Hearing. Interview with Kennedy on a pier. He comments on how pardon may signify a pardon for draft evaders, and is concerned that the pardon may have been done too soon.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/08/1974
Description: Crane stuck under overpass. Footage of highway traffic. Footage of a train. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/22/1973
Description: Story #9648. Boston city children at a 4-day art program in the Berkshires. Footage includes children playing the harp, visiting the Norman Rockwell House, the grounds of Daniel French's Chesterwood, Boston University's Tanglewood Institute, children listening to presentations on art and music, sculpting with clay, and picnicking. Interviews with the children about the experience, and with one of the program directors. Edited footage followed by cuts. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/14/1974
Description: Silent footage shot from the outside of the Pru Cinema at 903 Boylston St. of signs and the marquee for the movie "Deep Throat." Some footage of men leaving the theater and shots of the lobby taken through the lobby doors.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/26/1974
Description: Story #1456. Silent footage of paintings, woodwork, and sketches on display at an art fair.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/15/1972
Description: Story #4808. Silent footage of women and democratic politicians, including Michael Dukakis, Kevin White and Kevin Harrington, having breakfast and talking at a long table and mingling after the meal. Interview with a woman about women in politics. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/30/1973
Description: Footage includes people on the street, close up on shopping bags, cars in a lot, and shoes in a store window. Interview with a man about how the devaluation of the dollar will effect different merchants. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/13/1973
Description: Man speaks at the a meeting of the Walpole Chamber of Commerce. He talks about prison security at Walpole prison, and criticizes Governor Sargent and the Department of Corrections. Silent b-roll of the meeting. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/22/1973
Description: Story number #10378. Sound footage of a man at a news conference reading an endorsement of Michael Dukakis for governor. Cut to sound footage of an African American man endorsing Governor Sargent. Silent b-roll footage of the man at a podium endorsing Dukakis, while Dukakis sits off to the side. Silent b-roll footage of the Governor Sargent endorsement conference. Shots of table with several African Americans seated at it and people taking notes in the audience. Followed by sound footage of several of the African Americans seated at the table endorsing Governor Sargent as a strong advocate for the African American community. More b-roll of the Dukakis endorsement and sound footage of the man's endorsement of Dukakis. Focus of his speech is Governor Sargent's poor record on Senior Citizen issues.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/31/1974
Description: Footage of children and older women at tables doing art projects with fabric. Women cutting fabric and giving them to the children. Interview with an 87 year-old woman about how she enjoys being with the children. Interview with several children about how they like working with the older women. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/01/1973
Description: Footage of game with cutaways to cheerleaders, crowd, scoreboard, and bench. Silent
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/16/1974
Description: Story about grocery stores in the Boston area joining the boycott of California grapes called for by the United Farmworker's Union. Footage of people in the produce isle of a grocery store with reporter voice over about the lack of California table grapes in certain grocery store chains. Cut to a man from the American Farm Bureau Federation discussing the harmful tampering of food markets by retailers that are removing a certain product from their inventory for social reasons. Back to footage of people in the produce isle of a grocery store with reporter voiceover about the response from a store executive that they are reacting to requests from customers that the store join in the grape boycott. Reporter standup. Silent b-roll of customers looking at produce, a pan of the produce isle, a woman weighing tomatoes and a close up of a fruit tray with a sign that reads, "This tray contains artificial fruit. If you wish you may order one with real fruit." Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/01/1973
Description: Ceremony for new correction officers, including three women. One woman speaks about working with male guard not replacing them. Silent footage of interview with man. Exteriors of the Plymouth County Court House in Brockton. Man speaks about Massachusetts Department of Corrections' position on which jobs women can be assigned. Women correction officers assert their capability to do the jobs and work within the system. Attorney Siskin, who filed a suit against female correction officers, speaks about the differences in physical capability between men and women. Additional silent footage of people speaking to the press and of the ceremony. Additional footage from interview with Attorney Siskin and press conference with after the ceremony with female correction officers and Department of Corrections Commissioner (sound gets a little out of sync in master, but was fixed for web video). Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/22/1974
Description: Story #1557. Women in costumes perform skits. Closeup on a sign that reads "International Tribunal on Abortion, Contraception and Forced Sterilization, October 21-22, New York City." B-roll of the people walking around the fair. Skits include a "dating game" spoof and satire of the office girl and businessman. Closeups on feminist buttons and signs. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/26/1972
Description: Story #6670. Footage of football game, the band on the sideline, and scoreboard. Wild Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/01/1973
Description: A man speaks about a message from Governor Sargent regarding reorganization. He states that although the governor said he consulted state officials, that these people had not actually being consulted. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/10/1973
Description: Silent b-roll of cars waiting in line for gas at an Exxon station in Stoneham. Sign that reads "Simon says no gas till Feb. 1st." A gas station employee puts a stick down into the ground to check the levels in the gas tank. Reporter standup about how gas stations in the Boston area have a gas shortage due to new federal regulations. Footage of gas pumps with sign that reads, "No Gas today, Service Bays are open" with reporter voice over. Interview with Robert Stone, Vice President of the Independent Garage Owners of Massachusetts. Followed by cuts. Footage includes more of the interview with Robert Stone, b-roll footage of gas stations, idle workers at stations that have run out of gas, and long lines of cars at other stations. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/22/1974
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 customers. This story is about how gas station owners are responding to this new regulation. Silent footage of a gas station and "customer only" signs being taken down. This is 2 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/13/1974
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
Description: Silent footage of several games in High School Basketball tournament. One game is the Amesbury Indians vs. Jamaica Plains Knights. Footage of games, crowd, and cheerleaders.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/05/1974
Description: Parents attend State Board of Education meeting. Reporter standup. Conversation between a parent and a representative of the Massachusetts Board of Education. Exteriors of the Maurice J. Tobin School. Young students walk to school at the Tobin. Another take of reporter standup. Additional silent and sound b-roll of Board of Education meeting. Interview with Mrs. Jamed from the Tobin district on her concerns about the racial balancing plan. Additional footage of the conversation between parent and Board of Education representative. Several takes of reporter standup. Interview with Massachusetts Commissioner of the Board of Education. Interview with parents whose children attend the Tobin. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 03/13/1974
Description: Interviews with women school integration policy. A group tried to get Massachusetts legislators to tour Boston's schools, but only one Representative showed up. Women talk with the Representative. Ray Flynn in State House corridor. Woman discusses schools having specialized programs to attract students based on interest. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/10/1974
Description: Interviews with several different women about the women's movement and how it has affected the lives of modern women. Topics include politics and laws that affect women, a woman's identity, equality, children and gender roles, changing ideas about marriage, motherhood, and education for women, and what mothers want for their daughters. Interviews intercut with b-roll of the reporter interviewing women, policewomen on the street, men eating in an office cafeteria, children playing at a daycare/preschool, photos of women working, women at a meeting. Also includes footage of young boys telling the reporter what they want to be when they grow up, and an interview with a man about how his wife's changing ideas have affected their lives and marriage. Mix of sound and silent. This is 2 of 3 reels related to this series of stories.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/02/1973
Description: Interview with a woman pilot about who she thinks the "New Woman" is and footage of her flying a small plane. Reporter standup about the "New Woman" including the reporter reading a segment of the novel "John Livingston Seagull" over footage of seagulls. Interview with a businesswoman about the balance between career and family and how education affected her goals in life compared to her mother's goals. B-roll of illustrations from a childrens book, children playing outside at recess, interview cutaways, a man watering the garden, and exterior shot of a home. Mix of sound and silent. This is 3 of 3 reels related to this series of stories.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/02/1973
Description: Story #308. Footage of the galler, shots of paintings, and a couple protesters in the gallery. Edited footage followed by cuts. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/12/1972
Description: Zoom into the John Hancock Tower and footage of men moving a glass window pane through the building. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/17/1974
Description: Stories #195 - #198. Silent and sound footage of John Kerry press conference, campaigning for the Massachusetts Fifth District seat in the House of Representative. He says that the US government needs to get troops out of Southeast Asia. Kerry's first wife, Julia Thorne, stands beside him. Footage of children playing with toys and watching TV. Exteriors of a house. Additional footage of the press conference. Kerry takes questions from the press. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/03/1972
Description: Story #1491. Silent and sound footage of John Kerry press conference. He speaks on withdrawal from Vietnam, and criticizes the actions of the current administration, especially the extent of the bombing. Closeup on the written speech from which Kerry is reading. Closeup on reporter Roger Goodrich listening to the speech. Mix of silent and sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/18/1972
Description: #Story #6668. Footage includes b-roll of band and crown at ceremony, people welding the keel, keel being moved, still image of a boat, and a man speaking at the ceremony about the merchant marine program. Soft focus in some shots and some popping in the studio. Mix of sound and silent
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/01/1973
Description: Interview with Kevin Harrington about the Racial Imbalance law. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/30/1973
Description: Silent footage of the L Street Brownies, one the oldest "polar bear" club in the US, during one of their annual New Year's swims. Shots of older men in swim trunks on a snowy beach in front of the L Street Bathhouse (Curley Community Center) running into the water. Men line up on the beach, throw snow at each other, and splash in the water. Some close-ups of the men. Also couple shots of someone sledding down a hill that looks to be in a different location. Picture is very dark with high contrast at times.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/29/1974
Description: A mix of sound and silent footage of several labor union leaders endorsing Richard Nixon for president. Reel begins with silent b-roll footage of a man indoors at a podium speaking to a seated crowd with some shots of people in the audience. Followed by sound footage of parts of different Labor leaders' speeches. One speaker introduces himself as the New England Labor Coordinator for the reelection of President Nixon. Another speaker focuses on the idea that labor and the average working man usually vote for the democrat, but the Democratic party is moving away from their core values and people should vote for the man not the party. Speakers take questions from the audience.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 10/20/1972
Description: Footage of a woman being sworn in by Governor Sargent mixed with shots of the audience. The woman and Sargent shake hands and the audience claps. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/31/1972
Description: Story #943. Story about the international 24 hour pilot strike over hijacking concerns, and how this strike has affected travel at Logan Airport. Footage includes interviews with pilots, reporter voice over, b-roll of flight attendants updating cancellation boards, empty seating areas, closed check-in counters, parked planes, people boarding planes and checking into flights with carriers that are still operating. Interviews with pilots from Eastern airline (who joined the strike) about the issue behind the strike, personal hijacking stories, public perception, and why pilots from all of the airlines did not join the strike. Edited story followed by cuts. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 06/19/1972
Description: Overview of the crash of Delta flight 723 July 31, 1973 as the plane was landing at Logan airport. All 89 passengers were killed in the crash. Footage includes b-roll from Logan airport, shots of a Delta plane, interview with a man who heard the crash, bodies lined up in a building, men walking around the plane wreckage, funeral service during which a woman is given a flag, airplanes taking off, very quick cuts of wreckage and the aftermath of the plane crash, body being wheeled away on a stretcher, firemen dousing the wreckage , ambulances arriving at the hospital, a military funeral. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/31/1973
Description: Story #9771. Story about plans to build a new runways at Logan Airport, the "Logan Masterplan," and objections from the community with noise and environmental concerns. Footage includes b-roll of press conference, close up shots of runway plans, planes taking off and landing, construction equipment and workers, press conference with concerned citizens and a press conference with governor King about a court order that halted construction, environmental impact studies, and how to continue with the project. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/27/1974
Description: Police cars with flashing lights on the scene. Closeup on car wreckage. Police making a report. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/22/1973
Description: Hearing on a subway crash that occurred on 2/6/1973. Silent b-roll of the meeting, statements by different people at the hearing about how employees handled the crash. Silent b-roll of firemen rescuing a woman on a stretcher. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/13/1973
Description: Silent b-roll of people sitting at a table speaking to an audience in a small basement room and various men and women at a podium in a church speaking to a crowd. This is 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/15/1974