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Ten O'Clock News; Woburn hazardous waste


Footage of a hazardous waste dump site in Woburn. Building surrounded by trees, close-up of building door with lock; pans over grassy area around building. Footage of worn down old chemical plant and train tracks running by it; "POISON" sign hanging from corrugated metal building; field and buildings behind chain link fence; freight train with lumber passes by. Piles of barrels behind chain link fence. Barbed wire fence stretches length of railway.

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Ten O'Clock News

Woburn hazardous waste

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



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Hazardous wastes
Refuse and refuse disposal
Woburn (Mass.)
News Report
Cohen, Art (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Woburn hazardous waste,” 06/17/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06F315C023CC449F996E41D470C6FE3B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Woburn hazardous waste.” 06/17/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06F315C023CC449F996E41D470C6FE3B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Woburn hazardous waste. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06F315C023CC449F996E41D470C6FE3B
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