Description: Story #4816. Mel King, representing the black and Hispanic citizens of Massachusetts, gives a statement about his groups disappointment with the Democratic party, and the possibility of switching allegiance to the Republican party. Bill Owens, Royal Bolling, Sr. and others stand with King at the podium. Intercut with silent b-roll of the audience and other attendees of the press conference. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 05/30/1973
Description: Elliot Richardson loses the Republican primary to replace Paul Tsongas Senate seat race to Ray Shamie. Overview of his career and why he doesn't fit in the new Republican Party. Footage of Richardson on the campaign trail and at the Republican National Convention, interview with Shamie, and Richardson campaign primary night party. Reporter voice-over through reel. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 09/19/1984
Description: Senator Howard Baker announces opening of his Massachusetts campaign office for Republican presidential nomination. Introduced by Representative William Robinson, house minority leader. Thomas Trimarco. Baker states his view on the United States' relationship with the Soviet Union and the SALT II treaty (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks). He also speaks on energy policy; gas and oil.
Collection: Ten O'Clock News
Date Created: 06/28/1979
Description: Scenes from the Republican National Convention including Bob Hope performing at Billianare Bunker Hunt's Little Clam Bake, people chanting "Four more years" and "USA" at the convention, the Republican Platform Committee, interview with former RNC Chairperson Mary Louise Smith who is disappointed with the radical changes to the platform, overview of the new platform, interview with Vice President George Bush about how the majority of Americans are conservative, excerpts from Reagan's speech, and balloons falling from the ceiling. Reporter voice-over throughout. Sound.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 08/24/1984
Description: Story #6427. A man giving a speech about distinguishing the Democratic party from Richard Nixon and the Republican party. Silent b-roll of audience, which is made up of women. A few clips of an older woman speaking at the podium inter cut with the audience clapping. Silent b-roll of the audience and other presenters. Mix of sound and silent.
Collection: WCVB Collection
Date Created: 11/02/1973