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Ten O'Clock News; Landsmark attack photos


Stanley Forman's Herald American photographs of Theodore Landsmark being attacked on City Hall plaza by Joseph Rakes and teenage boys from South Boston. Sen. Bill Owens addresses crowd, withdrawing vote of confidence for Kevin White's ability to ease Boston's racial tension and saying that Boston is not a safe city for people of color. Report of the reactions of Robert DiGrazia (police commissioner), Mayor Kevin White, and James Kelly (head of Home and School Association of South Boston).

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Ten O'Clock News

Landsmark attack photos

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



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Hate crimes
White, Kevin H.
Kelly, James M., 1940-2007
Assault and battery
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
African American politicians
Landsmark, Theodore C.
Busing for school integration
Owens, Bill, 1937-
DiGrazia, Robert J.
Race relations
News Report
Bullard, Pam (Reporter)
Owens, Bill, 1937- (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Landsmark attack photos,” 04/06/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D1D4DD1F6BA46FA8C53199D5AFF2944.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Landsmark attack photos.” 04/06/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D1D4DD1F6BA46FA8C53199D5AFF2944>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Landsmark attack photos. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2D1D4DD1F6BA46FA8C53199D5AFF2944
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