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Ten O'Clock News; Legal Sea Food


Interiors of Legal Sea Food. People eating at tables, waitresses delivering food. Wideshot of dining room with long communal tables. Man shucking clams. Raw clams on half shell. Exteriors of Legal Sea Food, including sign outside restaurant.

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Ten O'Clock News

Legal Sea Food

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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News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Legal Sea Food,” 06/12/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2B1834880E384B84ACF8F4B09F59489C.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Legal Sea Food.” 06/12/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2B1834880E384B84ACF8F4B09F59489C>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Legal Sea Food. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2B1834880E384B84ACF8F4B09F59489C
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