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Ten O'Clock News; Memorial service for Golda Meir


Memorial service for Golda Meir at temple in Brookline. Elma Lewis and Kitty Dukakis are among the crowded congregation. Gov. Michael Dukakis, wearing yarmulke, on stage with dignitaries. Cantor sings. Dukakis gives tribute. Others, including former US ambassador to Israel Walworth Barbour, offer prayers, poems, remembrances.

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Ten O'Clock News

Memorial service for Golda Meir

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


Meir, Golda, 1898-1978
Dukakis, Kitty
Funeral rites and ceremonies
Lewis, Elma
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Brookline (Mass.)
News Report
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Memorial service for Golda Meir,” 12/12/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C49E040F38E41F6B78B0D10DD190A9A.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Memorial service for Golda Meir.” 12/12/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C49E040F38E41F6B78B0D10DD190A9A>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Memorial service for Golda Meir. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1C49E040F38E41F6B78B0D10DD190A9A
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