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Ten O'Clock News; Construction site


Construction site generics. Pile driver makes repeated loud pounding noise. Backhoe with giant swiveling armature scoops dirt and releases it into dump truck. Equipment from J.F. White contracting company. Striped safety barrier with amber flashing light. Hard hat workers on scaffolding. Project is Blodgett pool building at athletic center across from Harvard Business School. Port-O-San outhouse. 'Hazardous Area' and 'Restricted Access: Hard Hats Required' signs.

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Ten O'Clock News

Construction site

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

Media Type


Construction workers
Construction industry
Allston (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Construction site,” 06/21/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E7C59A0712546DA9BA12C302EC833F0.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Construction site.” 06/21/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E7C59A0712546DA9BA12C302EC833F0>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Construction site. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E7C59A0712546DA9BA12C302EC833F0
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