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Police officers prepare to enforce court-ordered school desegregation in 1975
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Evening Compass broadcast
Original Airdate: 9/5/1975

Length: 00:28:36
Item Type: newstape - aircheck

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Description : Abstract
Evening Compass newscast. Paul Solman reports on police training at the Boston Police Academy in preparation for phase II desegregation: the story features Bill MacDonald (Boston Police Department), John Dow (Boston Police Department), and James Feeney (Boston Police Department); Frederick Conley (Boston Police Department) comments on training films of an antiwar protest at BU and an anti-busing demonstration at South Boston High in 1974. Judy Stoia interviews Eileen Sweeney (student, South Boston High School) on her decision not to boycott school this year. Gary Griffith analyzes the campaign ads of mayoral candidate Joseph Timilty. David Wilson (columnist, Boston Globe) comments on the assassination attempt on Gerald Ford. James Goodsell (Latin American correspondent, Christian Science Monitor) comments on the political situations in Peru, Ecuador, and Argentina. Nancy Pomerene gives a humorous commentary on the similar names of Boston political candidates. End credits reflect personnel working on all Evening Compass shows for the week.

Creator : Executive Producer
Robert E. Ferrante

Creator : Producer
Charles C. Stuart

Contributor : Director
Dave DeBarger
Charles C. Stuart

Contributor : Reporter
Gary Griffith
Paul Solman
Judy Stoia

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Format : Tape 1476   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 26684 
VHS cassette 100265 
VHS cassette 102181 
Betacam cassette 54661 
digital betacam cassette 54658 

Subject : Keywords
Busing for school integration - Boycotts
Busing for school integration - Police
Busing for school integration - Students
Electioneering (Political campaigns)
South Boston High School

Subject : Personal Names
Baumeister, Ed
Conley, Frederick
Dow, John
Feeney, James
Ford, Gerald
Goodsell, James
Griffith, Gary
MacDonald, Bill
Pomerene, Nancy
Solman, Paul
Stoia, Judy
Sweeney, Eileen
Timilty, Joseph
Wilson, David

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Police Department

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

Type : Genre
News - Television

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