Description: Interview with Frank Sargent, former governor of Massachusetts. Sargent speaks about family, privacy, administration, and the future. He discusses what makes a good campaigner versus what makes a good person in office.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 11/01/1978
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: 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: Address by Governor Francis Sargent about the proposed repeal of the 1965 Racial Imbalance Act. Program includes analysis before and after the address. Reporter Ed Baumeister introduces Evening Compass topics. Louis Lyons gives brief overview of world news, including possibility of impeachment proceedings for President Nixon and possible succession of Vice President Gerald Ford; inflation and interest rates; debt ceiling. Ed Baumeister begins commentary for governor's address with brief history on 1965 Racial Imbalance Act; footage of supporters marching outside state house, footage of woman speaking on April 3, 1974 in opposition to mandated busing. Busing proponent student Autumn Bruce of Springfield addresses panel. Greg Pilkington and WGBH reporters discuss 14th Ammendment and racial imbalance in schools. Lyons provides commentary on upcoming presidential election. Arpad von Lazar of Fletcher School at Tufts University comments on Carnation Revolution in Portugal. von Lazar and Lyons discuss Revolution. David Wilson of the Boston Globe introduces Governor Francis Sargent's address regarding racial imbalance. Ed Baumeister introduces address and schedule for news coverage after. Governor Sargent addresses federally mandated busing in public address. Discusses equality, distribution of wealth, and failure to integrate and provide better education. Refuses to repeal Racial Imbalance Act in the name of moving forward with civil rights. Talks about expanding METCO program; creating magnet schools; expanding education budget. Following Governor's address, Baumeister, Pilkington, and Pam Bullard, discuss the governor's speech after the address.
Collection: Evening Compass, The
Date Created: 05/10/1974
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: Reporter standup in front of the John Hancock Tower. Some clips of the dedication ceremony including Governor Francis Sargent speaking and a choir singing "America the Beautiful." Shots of the city from the upper levels of the John Hancock Tower. Sound. This in 1 of 2 reels.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/29/1976
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: Cuts from a press conference with Governor Francis Sargent at Cape Cod on oil spills along the cape. Several takes of reporter standup on the damage to the wildlife in Falmouth from the recent oil spill.
Collection: WHDH
Date Created: 09/1969
Description: Story #7786B. Coverage of an anti-busing rally at the Massachusetts State House. Footage includes crowds outside around the State House with anti-bussing signs, police around the crowd, a small group going into the State House to meet with Governor Sargent, people lounging on the lawn, various shots of people in the anti-busing rally, people getting on busses to go to the rally. Reporter standup. People file in and shake hands with Governor Sargent. A man who met with the Governor is interviewed about the meeting, the size of the crowd, and the Racial Imbalance law. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/03/1974
Description: Footage of people addressing the Massachusetts legislature Racial Imbalance Hearing. School Committee President John Kerrigan speaks against forced busing and "snob zoning." He blames Governor Sargent and Senators Ted Kennedy and Ed Brooke, and also comments on the flip of Mayor Kevin White's support. Louise Day Hicks speaks against the Racial Imbalance Law. State Rep. Royal Bolling, Sr. speaks against the procedure of having separate hearings for proponents and opponents, and gets in an argument with the Committee Chairman. Kevin White speaks in favor of integration, but against forced busing. B-roll of audience at the hearing. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 04/03/1974