Description: No audio through first half of video. Aftermath of blizzard of '78. Sunny day on impassable highway with abandoned, buried cars. Snow removal by bulldozer. Tire skidding. Driver cleans off covered car. Interview with John Tarbox, a driver from Rockland, MA who was stranded. He gets in his still buried car and starts it up. Interview with Donald Jones, a young army man from California, who has never seen snow. State police cruiser, helicopter.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 02/09/1978
Description: Blizzard of '78. Snow falling and blowing. People digging out on Western Avenue. Plow on Storrow Drive. Chains on truck tires. Students and dogs on Harvard Square streets blanketed with snow. Cross-country skiers and people on snowshoes. Shots inside the news van, with radio reports on blizzard in the background. People trudge along Mt. Auburn St. and Mass. Avenue in Cambridge; some carry provisions on sleds. Massachusetts Avenue street sign. Man shovels out storefront. Deep snow banks. Tractor trailer jackknifed on Mass Ave. bridge over Charles River. People wait in line in front of White Hen Pantry.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 02/07/1978
Description: Interview with Mr. Delaney of Revere about storm flood damage to his waterfront home in the Beachmont section during major blizzard. Snow inside home with furniture askew. Exteriors of the house, car, and the neighborhood. Drive down street past detour sign, hazard sawhorses, dirty, crusty snow piles, BostonGas repair trucks. Tide breaking against rocky barrier.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 02/13/1978
Description: Anthony's Pier 4 and ship “Peter Stuyvesant” sinking next to restaurant as a result of blizzard damage earlier in the year. Tobin (Mystic River) Bridge, full view from across water. Discussion between cameraman, reporter, and Anthony's Pier 4 representative on permission to shoot footage of the restaurant and ship. Several takes of reporter standup for story on Ed King's gubernatorial campaign, his spending as head of Massport, and his budget campaign promises. Exterior shots of Jimmy's Harborside restaurant, and TASC office building.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 10/03/1978
Description: Reporter standup in Roxbury about how Spanish speaking residents of this area are saying that the city and state neglected their needs during the recent storm. Footage of the street. People at a meeting. Sound. This is 1 of 2 reels. Additional description from the Original WCVB Rundown for this story reads: "Spanish speaking coalition hits lack of Spanish information during blizzard - some shots in South End"
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 02/17/1978