Description: Interviews with people in Harvard Square about whether they think Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank should resign, after the revelation of his relationship with Steve Gobie. Most feel he should not. This is a slightly different version of #4400. One person interviewed here is not in #4400, and the order of some of the people is different.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Interviews with people in Harvard Square about the controversy surrounding the Robert Mapplethorpe “Perfect Moment” exhibit at the ICA. Most feel that the government should not censor NEA-granted artwork or that the controversy is overblown. One person suggests showing the more adult-themed pictures in a separate area. Another person suggests creating a rating system for art that would prevent its being viewed by those under a certain age. Interviews with people in Harvard Square about the police’s confiscation of large numbers of guns from Henry Stram’s apartment. Many people feel that the confiscation was justified because of one or more factors: the large number of weapons, the power of some of the weapons, and the unsafe condition of the apartment.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Dick Foote (in voiceover) describes Central Square and plans for renovation over shots of musical performances and people street fairs. Voiceover continues over a shot of Massachusetts Avenue, which fades into a shot of Foote in studio. After this, interviews with different people: Geneva Malenfant describes how her family moved to Central Square and what she liked about the neighborhood. Ken Reeves discusses how, as mayor, he appointed a commission to improve Central Square. He talks about asking a wide variety of people for ideas and describes the significance of the neighborhood. Carl Barron describes how he first became interested in the neighborhood, and describes how the Central Square Business Association wanted to improve it. He describes the pace of the improvements and how certain groups of people were able to accelerate the pace. Susan Schlessinger talks about the importance of planning among different groups of people. Schlessinger introduces Steve Carr, urban designer for the renovation project. Carr talks about his goals and working with certain groups on the renovation. He talks about specific improvements and uses a map of the area to show where they will be. He also shows an illustration of the renovated sidewalk area. George Metzger stands on Massachusetts Avenue and describes the goals of the renovation. At various locations along the street, he talks about some of the planned changes, intercut with illustrations of the locations. Arnold Goldstein describes the goals of the renovation and the need for a plan to maintain the improvements.
Collection: CCTV
Description: In studio, Bob Colt introduces Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II. He states that Congress should be more directly involved in the decision to get involved in the Persian Gulf. He describes the magnitude of the upcoming conflict. He concedes Iraq’s aggressive actions, but states that direct action in Iraq will result in many casualties. He states that the sanctions should be given time to work and that the United States is overreacting. He criticizes President George H.W. Bush’s stated goals for the war. He discusses Kuwait’s past behavior in exporting oil and the misguided push for aggression to resolve the situation. He discusses the suit against President Bush relating to his decision to go to war without consulting Congress. He suggests changes to Middle East policy.
Collection: CCTV
Description: Story about possible Nazi collaborator John Demjanjuk's discovery in the United States and extradition to Israel. Denjanjuk was mistaken as a different Ukrainian concentration camp guard known as "Ivan the terrible," and sentenced to death in Israel in 1988, but returned to the US when the mistaken identity was proven. He was deported to Germany 10 years later to face trials for new allegations, but died before the case was concluded. This story is about Dejanjuk's extradition to Israel in 1986 to face trial for the first time. Footage of Denjanjuk in handcuffs coming off a plane in Israel, historical footage of WWII, interview with Treblinka survivor Eliahu Rosenberg, and still images of concentration camps. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound
Collection: WCVB Collection
Description: Reporter Vin Maloney interviews demonstrators about their Hunger and Peace demonstration during Thanksgiving week. They talk about starvation that occurs daily around the world. They also discuss the tragedy of so many American soldiers dying in Vietnam. Maloney asks if their demonstration in response to David Reed's punishment for burning his draft card. [card lists contents of cans 113061, 113131]
Collection: WHDH
Description: Roger Goodrich reports on the Warren Commission report. Cuts from footage shot for the story. Goodrich introduces Jacob Cohen, from Yale and Brandeis, on his views defending the commission's report. He interviews Salandrio on his views disagreeing with the commission's report, speculating on the role of Lee Harvey Oswald in the assassination. He doubts the Dallas Police Department. [card lists contents of cans 113276, 114022]
Collection: WHDH
Description: Bill Zimmerman interviews a man and women about Krishna Consciousness. The man talks about how his spiritual master brought him to Krishna. The woman talks about the difference between the material world and Krishna.
Collection: WHDH
Description: A minute of footage of a marching band performance at the beginning. Then footage from a story on a limousine service. Man entering limo and being driven around. Interview with limo service owner in the back of a limo, where he talks about his business and clients.
Collection: WHDH
Description: Marshfield Fair environs. High shots of carousel, Ferris wheel, and other rides. Horses pulling a cart. Band plays on a stage. People walking around the fair. Children on rides.
Collection: WHDH