Ten O'Clock News; Fells Acres
Parents of abused children speak out about the damage done to their children and families by Gerald Amirault, as part of the Fells Acres sexual abuse trial. Lawyers also make pleas for a life sentence. Amirault, his nephew and his wife makes passionate pleas for his innocence. The defense lawyer asks for a lesser sentence. Judge Dolan gives her sentence.
- Ten O'Clock News
- Series Description
NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.
(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Child abuse
- News Report
- Kelly, Hope (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Fells Acres,” 08/21/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_042BE2415C264841937C3CD805301CFA.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Fells Acres.” 08/21/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_042BE2415C264841937C3CD805301CFA>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Fells Acres. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_042BE2415C264841937C3CD805301CFA