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Ten O'Clock News; Candidates opposing O'Neill


Campaign brochures for candidates opposing Rep. Tip O'Neill in eighth congressional district. Barnstead, Florenzo DiDonato, Leo Kahian. Interview with Tip O'Neill about his campaign and the U.S. economy. O'Neill shakes hands and talks with constituents.

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Ten O'Clock News

Candidates opposing O'Neill

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

Broadcast program

Media Type


Politics, Practical
United States -- Economic conditions
Legislators -- United States
Political campaigns
O'Neill, Tip
News Report
Griffith, Gary (Reporter)
O'Neill, Tip (Interviewee)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Candidates opposing O'Neill,” 10/22/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0B5258B828D84A609A7A7A09F3AE6A38.
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APA: Ten O'Clock News; Candidates opposing O'Neill. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0B5258B828D84A609A7A7A09F3AE6A38
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