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Gary Griffith reports on charges of police brutality in South Boston
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Evening Compass broadcast
Original Airdate: 9/10/1975

Length: 00:28:34
Item Type: newstape - aircheck

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Description : Abstract
Evening Compass newscast covering day three of Phase II desegregation of Boston schools. Ed Baumeister summarizes the day's events and school attendance figures: Peter Meade (Mayor's Office) and Lawrence Carpenter (MDC Police Superintendent) respond to questions about a reduction in police presence; Robert Donahue (Boston School Department) reports on discipline in schools. Pam Bullard reports that attendance figures show white students to be in the minority: Peter Meade (Mayor's Office) comments on racial makeup of the school system; Cardinal Medeiros (Archdiocese of Boston) comments on influx of Boston students to parochial schools to avoid busing. Donovan Moore reports on efforts to coordinate state, MDC and Boston police forces: George Landry (Boston Police Department) talks about operations at the police department's communications center. Gary Griffith reports on alleged police brutality by the Tactical Patrol Force in South Boston. The report features still photos of Nancy Yotts (South Boston Information Center), Michael Coakley and Warren Zanaboni (South Boston Marshals). Coakley says that he was beaten by police. Paul deGive reports on police presence in Charlestown and Charlestown residents' resentment of media presence. Joseph Jordan (Superintendent, Boston Police Department) talks about police patrols; Gloria Conway (Editor, Charlestown Patriot) and Dennis Kearney (State Representative) say that the TPF is not needed in Charlestown. Pam Bullard reports on busing and integration at the Joseph Lee elementary school in Dorchester: Frances Kelley (Principal, Joseph Lee School) talks about the opening day at the school.

Contributor : Host
Ed Baumeister
Pam Bullard
Paul deGive
Gary Griffith
Donovan Moore
Format : Tape 1474   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 21832 
Betacam cassette 27096 
digital betacam cassette 109728 
VHS cassette 109739 

Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - Catholic Church
Busing for school integration - Mass media
Busing for school integration - Police
Busing for school integration - Police patrol
Busing for school integration - School attendance
Busing for school integration - School buildings and classrooms
Busing for school integration - School faculty
Catholic Church
Lee Elementary School
Mass media
Police patrol
School faculty

Subject : Personal Names
Baumeister, Ed
Bullard, Pam
Carpenter, Lawrence
Coakley, Michael
Conway, Gloria
deGive, Paul
Donahue, Robert
Griffith, Gary
Jordan, Joseph
Kearney, Dennis
Kelley, Frances
Landry, George
Meade, Peter
Medeiros, Humberto
Moore, Donovan
Yotts, Nancy
Zanaboni, Warren

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Archdiocese of Boston
Boston Police Department
Boston School Department
Franklin Field Housing Project
Massachusetts State Police Department
MDC (Metropolitan District Commission) Police Department
South Boston Information Center (SBIC)
South Boston Marshals
Tactical Patrol Force (TPF)

Subject : Geographic Locations
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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