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Ten O'Clock News; Investigation of police misconduct


Rep. Kevin Fitzgerald and Sen. Bill Owens support a bill, sponsored by Byron Rushing, creating commission to investigate police misconduct in Stuart murder case. Rep. Michael Flaherty opposes it. Interview with Frank McGee on police investigation.

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Ten O'Clock News

Investigation of police misconduct

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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Broadcast program

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Bills, Legislative
Stuart, Carol
Criminal investigation
Massachusetts -- Politics and government
Stuart, Charles, 1959-
Fitzgerald, Kevin W., 1950-2007
Owens, Bill, 1937-
Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives
Discrimination in law enforcement
Massachusetts. General Court. Senate
Rushing, Byron
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
von Mehren, Jan (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Investigation of police misconduct,” 02/08/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0A4A6042AB114FB0A3A7121DCF21FAF7.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Investigation of police misconduct.” 02/08/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0A4A6042AB114FB0A3A7121DCF21FAF7>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Investigation of police misconduct. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0A4A6042AB114FB0A3A7121DCF21FAF7
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