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Ten O'Clock News; State House interiors


Massachusetts State House interiors. Senate door with sign on transom. House of Representatives door. House chamber empty; wide shot of rows of seats, podium, balcony. Reporter and camera operator discuss shots off camera. Several takes of reporter standup on the new 1979 state congress, specifically the power of Speaker Tom McGee.

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Ten O'Clock News

State House interiors

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


Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)
McGee, Thomas W., 1924-2012
Massachusetts -- Politics and government
Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives
Massachusetts. General Court. Senate
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Wu, Janet (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; State House interiors,” 09/26/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 27, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1EB0DF80599D4E2EA2CC15EB974B4648.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; State House interiors.” 09/26/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 27, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1EB0DF80599D4E2EA2CC15EB974B4648>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; State House interiors. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1EB0DF80599D4E2EA2CC15EB974B4648
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