Search the Archive

Boston, Massachusetts / Lighthouses #124090

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 07, 1989
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Joe Bergantino) Growing computerization of nation's lighthouses featured; scenes shown of American's first lighthouse near Boston, Massachusetts, which will soon become fully automated. [Lighthouse Preservation Society's Valerie NELSON - says lighthouse is symbol of hope and protection.] [US Coast Guard lightkeeper James McCLURKIN - talks about being keeper for lighthouse.] [US Coast Guard lightkeeper David SANDRELLI - talks about cold weather duty.] [US Coast Guard historian Bob SCHEINA - talks about lighthouse keepers as American heroes.] [NELSON -says there is potential for vandalism and neglect without keepers.]

Bergantino, Joe;
Donaldson, Sam

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.