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Superintendent Laval Wilson at a press conference
[Laval Wilson and the Boston Herald]
Original Airdate: 12/22/1987

Length: 00:02:33
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Meg Vaillancourt reports that The Boston Herald newspaper has accused Laval Wilson (Superintendent, Boston Public Schools) of misusing the credit card of the Boston School Department. Vaillancourt notes that Wilson has denied the charges and has demanded a retraction from The Boston Herald. Vaillancourt's report includes footage of Wilson at a press conference with Philip Crowe (attorney for Wilson). Wilson talks about the accusations and denies any wrongdoing. Crowe adds that Wilson may sue The Boston Herald for libel. Vaillancourt notes that Alan Eisner (Editor, The Boston Herald) has refused to print a retraction. Vaillancourt reports that Wilson may have been dropped from consideration for a position with the New York City Public School System because of the Herald article. Vaillancourt adds that Wilson is an "embattled superintendent." Vaillancourt's report is accompanied by footage of Wilson at a Boston School Committee meeting.

Contributor : Director
Meg Vaillancourt
Format : Tape 5491   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102877 
VHS cassette 104086 
Betacam cassette 104118 
digital betacam cassette 104117 

Subject : Keywords
School superintendents

Subject : Personal Names
Crowe, Philip
Eisner, Alan
Vaillancourt, Meg
Wilson, Dr. Laval

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston Herald, The
Boston School Department

Type : Genre
News - Television

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