Skip Navigation WGBH The Ten O'Clock News
WGBH: The Ten O'Clock News
Browse by Category:

Jesse Jackson calls for increased spending on education and tuition aid
Watch QuickTime
[Jesse Jackson speaks about the need for tuition aid]
Original Airdate: 10/17/1986

Length: 00:02:58
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

Go to full description for this item.

Description : Abstract
David Boeri reports that Jesse Jackson (African American political leader) spoke at the Massachusetts State House about the importance of access to higher education. Boeri notes that many supporters turned out to listen to Jackson. Jackson urges the audience to vote for candidates who support education. Boeri's report includes footage of Jackson addressing the audience. Boeri notes that some students cannot afford higher education because of the increasing costs of higher education and federal cuts in student aid. Boeri interviews Kevin Sheehan (State Student Association of Massachusetts) and Mike Ferrigno (State Student Association of Massachusetts) about the price of higher education. Boeri's report includes footage of Jackson addressing the media after his speech.

Contributor : Reporter
David Boeri
Format : Tape 4686   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 100270 
VHS cassette 103982 
digital betacam cassette 104160 
Betacam cassette 104161 

Subject : Keywords
African American politicians
Universities and colleges

Subject : Personal Names
Boeri, David
Bolling, Bruce
Ferrigno, Mike
Hicks, Shirley Owens
Jackson, Jesse
King, Mel
Owens, William
Sheehan, Kevin

Type : Genre
News - Television

Browse Clips by:
Subject | Personal Name | Corporate Name
Geographic Location | Video Clip

About the Collection:
History | Arrangement | Scope + Content | Access Tools

The Ten O'Clock News Home | WGBH

The Ten O'Clock News Project is a production of the WGBH Archives.
©2003 WGBH Educational Foundation.