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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Slug: "12/24/73: Year End Walpole John Boone." Overview of the events at Walpole prison from the beginning of the year until the end of summer. John O. Boone, a prison abolitionist who believed that prisons needed to be phased out, was appointed Corrections Commissioner at the beginning of 1973, and in the spring Walpole prison guards went on strike demanding Boone's removal. The prisoners were left to run the prison themselves, and when the guards returned there was a power struggle that ended with guards and riot police entering the prison to stop a nonviolent protest by prisoners. Boone was fired by Governor Sargent in July 1973. Footage includes John Boone speaking about unrest, shot of riot damage at Walpole, a man criticizing Boone, Police ready to go into the prison, inmates, police in riot gear, prison guards, b-roll of Walpole prison, a man calling for Boone to be removed, person on a stretcher, and a hearse arriving at the prison. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/24/1973
Description: Slug: "12/25/73: Year End - Troy" Overview of the dismissal and disbarment of Judge Jerome P. Troy due to multiple charges of corruption. Footage includes Troy speaking at a hearing, Governor Francis announcing Judge Troy's dismissal, reporter voice over, silent b-roll of the hearing and the Governor's dismissal. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/25/1973
Description: (12/26/73) - Slug - "12/26/73: Year End Fuel Energy" Footage includes rocks and a man holding them, fire, cars lined up at a gas station, montage of gas prices, a closed down gas station, people filling cars with gas, men changing the speed limit sign, coal being poured onto a ship, men in a control room at a power plant, gas station attendants talking to customers in cars, and Governor Sargent. Silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 12/26/1973
Description: Governor Sargent speaks at Women's Lib hearing, promising to work to end discrimination against women in the workforce. Woman addresses hearing, explaining pay discrimination she witnessed and experiences at the Boston Redevelopment Authority before she quit and began working at the Municipal Women's Project. Silent b-roll of audience at hearing. Other people address the hearing condemning discrimination against women. Additional footage of Governor Sargent's speech. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 01/10/1974