Description: Women's rights march on Beacon Hill and through downtown Boston. They gather at Government Center plaza. Woman sings women's rights folk song. Cuts of women speaking at a podium, especially about the issue of equal pay. One woman in the crowd argues that women already have more rights than men and criticizes the women speaking at the demonstration. Young people do a skit on stage. Closeups of people in the crowd, and signs with women's rights slogans. Quick clip of Governor Sargent speaking in the crowd. Rosemarie Van Camp does several takes of reporter standup. Sounds goes in and out throughout the video.
Collection: WHDH
Date Created: 08/26/1970
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: 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: 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