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Jim Smith of the Franklin Field Tennis Center
Ten O'Clock News broadcast
Original Airdate: 5/26/1978

Length: 00:30:20
Item Type: newstape - aircheck

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Description : Abstract
Ten O'Clock News show with anchor Christopher Lydon. Lydon reports that Senator Edward Brooke has admitted to lying about his financial status in divorce case. The report includes footage of Brooke at a press conference. Danny Schechter reports on South African journalist Donald Woods's visit to Boston to speak against apartheid in South Africa. Schechter's report includes footage of Woods being interviewed by Schechter about apartheid. Paul Solman examines resume kits in the Business Report. Karin Giger reports on the purchase of a Hovercraft to carry commuters between Hingham and Boston. The report includes comments by Matthew Coogan (Assistant Secretary of Transportation) and Caroline Stouffer (State Representative). Harvard Law Professor Charles Nesson talks with Lydon in the studio about the McKee-Berger-Mansueto scandal and the ensuing investigation. Charlie Stuart reports on Jim Smith, owner of the Franklin Field Tennis Center, who promotes tennis to inner city youth through the Smirnoff Classic. The report includes footage of Paul Farrow (tennis pro), talking about African Americans in tennis.

Creator : Executive Producer
Robert E. Ferrante

Contributor : Editor
Judy Stoia

Contributor : Host
Christopher Lydon

Contributor : Reporter
Karin Giger
Danny Schechter
Paul Solman
Charles C. Stuart

Contributor : Guests
Charles Nesson

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Format : Tape 223   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 19530 
Betacam cassette 69837 
D3 cassette 69889 
VHS cassette 109757 

Subject : Keywords
African American athletes
African American politicians
Employment policy
Parks and recreation
Political scandals
Public transportation

Subject : Personal Names
Brooke, Edward
Coogan, Matthew
Farrow, Paul
Giger, Karin
Lydon, Christopher
Nesson, Charles
Schechter, Danny
Smith, Jim
Solman, Paul
Stouffer, Caroline
Stuart, Charles C.
Woods, Donald

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Franklin Field Tennis Center
Smirnoff Tennis Classic

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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