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John O'Bryant of the Boston School Committee
[Community leaders speak out on behalf of Laval Wilson]
Original Airdate: 3/28/1989

Length: 00:02:47
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
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 6411   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 102986 
VHS cassette 105392 
Betacam cassette 79597 
digital betacam cassette 105367 

Subject : Keywords
School Boards
School superintendents

Subject : Personal Names
Bowman, Kitty
Brown, William
Browne, Abigail
Burke, Daniel
Cappucci, Robert
Davis-Mullen, Peggy
Jones, Marcus
O'Bryant, John
O'Reilly, Thomas
Rivera, Tomas
Robinson, Jack E.
Wade, Juanita
Walsh-Tomasini, Rita
Wilson, Dr. Laval

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Boston School Committee

Type : Genre
News - Television

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