[Barney Frank endorses Mel King, tape 2]
Original Airdate: 10/21/1983
Item Type: newstape - original footage
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Description : Abstract
Barney Frank (US Representative) and Mel King (candidate for mayor of Boston) shake hands in front of the Massachusetts State House. Frank has endorsed King for mayor of Boston. Christy George interviews King in front of the State House. King talks about the current policies of the White administration and White's recent appointments to the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). King says that his administration would eliminate the BRA in order to consolidate city development under a community development office. King criticizes for White for making mayoral appointments without regard for his successor. King adds that the current police commissioner must be forced to resign. King says that the Boston City Council should not approve White's new housing proposal. He adds that the City Council should wait until the next mayor is elected before making new policy.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
African American politicians
Electioneering (Political campaigns)
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)
Type : Genre
News - Unedited
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