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Ten O'Clock News; Amtrak and Orange Line

10/04/1977

Back Bay Amtrak station entrance. Train, viewed from above, starts up and moves slowly along tracks. Train histle and bells. Railroad bed. Commuter train pulls up, passengers board. Two trains pass in opposite directions. Looking down tracks to old and new Hancock buildings. Orange line elevated structure along Washington Street. T train passes overhead with typical clunking sound; congested vehicular traffic below. Camera moves on complex steel skeleton of tracks above.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Amtrak and Orange Line

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

Duration

00:20:36

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Amtrak
Transportation
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Railroads
Locations
Back Bay (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Amtrak and Orange Line,” 10/04/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1DC1954A9D134B878DED669B5BB82F89.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Amtrak and Orange Line.” 10/04/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1DC1954A9D134B878DED669B5BB82F89>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Amtrak and Orange Line. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1DC1954A9D134B878DED669B5BB82F89
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