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Ten O'Clock News; Office workers and equipment


B-roll of clerical workers. Women using Royal electric typewriters. Sound effects of key strokes and carriage return bell. Rotary dial telephone. Row of desks. Rubber stamp, rolodex, stapler, adding machine.

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Ten O'Clock News

Office workers and equipment

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


News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Office workers and equipment,” 03/02/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E075A67362F4DD5925716EA1B9630B0.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Office workers and equipment.” 03/02/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E075A67362F4DD5925716EA1B9630B0>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Office workers and equipment. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E075A67362F4DD5925716EA1B9630B0
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