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Ten O'Clock News; Linkage


In this story on linkage, Christy George gives history of Boston development boom and affordable housing decline. She describes proposed linkage between the two in the form of taxes on new development, the proceeds of which would go toward affordable housing. Kevin White press conference. Interview with Bruce Bolling on his proposed linkage law. Interview with housing advocate Robert McKay, who is also on the committee reviewing the linkage law. There is a discussion of how exactly linkage will work. Kevin White, Ray Flynn, Larry DiCara, and Dave Finnegan all weigh in on linkage as a mayoral campaign issue.

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Ten O'Clock News


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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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Political campaigns
Bolling, Bruce C., 1945-2012
Finnegan, David I.
Municipal government
DiCara, Lawrence, 1949-
African American politicians
City planning
Flynn, Raymond L.
White, Kevin H.
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Finnegan, David I. (Speaker)
DiCara, Lawrence, 1949- (Speaker)
Bolling, Bruce C., 1945-2012 (Interviewee)
George, Christy (Reporter)
Flynn, Raymond L. (Speaker)
White, Kevin H. (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Linkage,” 08/16/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0A4A46597E1E46D3882102C19412CF4B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Linkage.” 08/16/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0A4A46597E1E46D3882102C19412CF4B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Linkage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0A4A46597E1E46D3882102C19412CF4B
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