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Ten O'Clock News; Will Boston Survive the Big Dig


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Ten O'Clock News
Will Boston Survive the Big Dig
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

Program Description

Harvard Law professor Charles Ogletree hosts this live forum that gathers together the major players in the game of Boston development to probe the impact of extensive physical changes planned for the Hub over the next decade - from the depression of the central artery to the clean-up of Boston Harbor. Invited participants include Mayor Ray Flynn, Governor Michael Dukakis, Secretary of Transportation Fred Salvucci and representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Boston Redevelopment Authority.



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Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Will Boston Survive the Big Dig,” 03/30/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06050222EB574C9286B981B897168E42.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Will Boston Survive the Big Dig.” 03/30/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06050222EB574C9286B981B897168E42>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Will Boston Survive the Big Dig. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06050222EB574C9286B981B897168E42
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