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Marcus Jones reports on efforts to prepare for Mandela's visit to Boston
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[Preparations for Nelson Mandela's visit to Boston]
Original Airdate: 6/22/1990

Length: 00:02:32
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
Marcus Jones reports on city-wide preparations for Nelson Mandela's visit. Jones report includes footage of Ray Flynn (Mayor of Boston) and a group of city officials raising the flag of the African National Congress (ANC) on City Hall Plaza and footage of preparations for a rally on the Esplanade. Jones interviews Maurice Lewis (Public Affairs Director, WBCN radio) and Loraine Sterling (senior, Jeremiah Burke High School) about Mandela's visit. Jones reports that more than 4,000 people are expected to take part in a Walk For Freedom from Roxbury to the Esplanade tomorrow morning. Jones notes that students from the Trotter Elementary School will perform for Mandela at a reception tomorrow. Jones interviews Trotter Elementary School students Molly Costello and Priscilla Purvis about Mandela. Jones' report includes footage of Trotter school students rehearsing a musical piece. Students make posters in preparation for Mandela's visit. Jones notes that vendors are selling souvenir merchandise with images of Mandela. Jones interviews Jacob Abdul Khllaq (General Manager, A Nubian Notion) about the books, T-shirts and posters sold at his store. Jones interviews Lisa Grant (resident) about Mandela. Jones' report includes footage of an African American man and boy talking about Mandela and footage from Mandela's visit to New York City. This tape includes additional footage of preparations for Mandela's visit.

Contributor : Reporter
Marcus Jones
Format : Tape 7353   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 20165 
VHS cassette 106250 
digital betacam cassette 106248 
Betacam cassette 106249 

Subject : Keywords
African American students
Trotter Elementary School

Subject : Personal Names
Abdul-Khllaq, Jacob
Bolling, Bruce
Costello, Molly
Dinkins, David
Flynn, Raymond
Grant, Lisa
Jones, Marcus
Lewis, Maurice
Mandela, Nelson
Mandela, Winnie
Purvis, Priscilla
Scondras, David
Sterling, Loraine
Yancey, Charles

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
African National Congress (ANC)

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Africa

Type : Genre
News - Television

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