[Community leaders speak out on behalf of Laval Wilson]
Original Airdate: 3/28/1989
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports that members of the Boston School Committee discusses the renewal of the contract of Laval Wilson (Superintendent, Boston Public Schools) during a meeting. Jones notes that community leaders spoke out in support of Wilson at the meeting. Jones' report includes footage of Jack E. Robinson (businessman), William Brown (Urban League), and Tomas Rivera (community activist) addressing the School Committee. Jones reports that the School Committee is divided in its support of Wilson. Jones talks about criticism of Wilson's leadership style. He reviews Wilson's record. The report also includes footage of John O'Bryant (Boston School Committee) speaking in support of Wilson and footage of Wilson talking about his job performance. Jones adds that Wilson's opponents on the School Committee are one vote shy of ousting him. Jones' report includes footage of School Committee members at the meeting. This tape includes footage of school officials gathered to celebrate the Boston Plan for Excellence in Public Schools.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
Subject : Personal Names
Robinson, Jack E.
Wilson, Dr. Laval
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston School Committee
Type : Genre
News - Television
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