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Ten O'Clock News; Jim Roosevelt Announces for 8th District

03/04/1986

James Roosevelt, Jr. announces his campaign for the 8th District congressional seat. He is running against Joseph P. Kennedy. He holds a rally to announce his campaign. Interview with Jim Roosevelt's uncle, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. on the strength of his nephew's campaign. Jim Roosevelt addresses crowd, quoting Eleanor Roosevelt. He also talks about refusing to accept money from political action committees (PACs). Joseph P. Kennedy at a press conference. Roosevelt shakes hands with constituents. Vaillancourt reports that Roosevelt previously worked on Senator Ted Kennedy's campaigns and questions whether Kennedy will support Roosevelt considering his nephew is also in the race.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Jim Roosevelt Announces for 8th District

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

00:03:09

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Politics, Practical
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1914-1988
Political campaigns
Roosevelt, James, 1945-
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1952-
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1914-1988 (Interviewee)
Kennedy, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1952- (Speaker)
Roosevelt, James, 1945- (Speaker)
Vaillancourt, Meg (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Jim Roosevelt Announces for 8th District,” 03/04/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1FE758D693A84466927AFF5E60B32FE7.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Jim Roosevelt Announces for 8th District.” 03/04/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1FE758D693A84466927AFF5E60B32FE7>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Jim Roosevelt Announces for 8th District. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1FE758D693A84466927AFF5E60B32FE7
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