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Mel King campaigns for US Congress
[Mel King campaigns for US Congress]
Original Airdate: 9/3/1986

Length: 00:05:10
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Christy George reports on Mel King (candidate for US Congress) and his campaign for the Congressional seat in the eighth district. She reviews the issues impacting King's own South End neighborhood and she analyzes the demographics of the eighth Congressional district. George discusses the geographic and socioeconomic areas from which King draws his support. George's report includes footage of King campaigning from door to door and footage of King campaigning at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and the Man-Ray club. George interviews people on the street about why they do or do not support King. George interviews Thomas Gallagher (State Representative), Mary Jane Gibson (State Representative), and Thomas O'Neill, Jr. (son of Tip O'Neill) about King's candidacy and his chances of victory. George's report includes footage of King's South End neighborhood.

Contributor : Reporter
Christy George
Format : Tape 4592   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102887 
VHS cassette 103551 
digital betacam cassette 103557 
digital betacam cassette 103558 

Subject : Keywords
African American politicians
Electioneering (Political campaigns)

Subject : Personal Names
Gallagher, Thomas
George, Christy
Gibson, Mary Jane
King, Mel
O'Neill, Thomas, Jr.

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Type : Genre
News - Television

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