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Ten O'Clock News; Carter in North End


Presidential candidate Jimmy Carter enters North End Post 144, Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, shakes hands. A man introduces Carter; he also points out local politicians in attendance. Carter addresses a small crowd. He calls himself a 'Washington outsider' and appeals to them as same. Carter takes questions from the audience. He lays out his plans for national defense. He talks about the nuclear positions of the United States and the Soviet Union. Exteriors of the VFW.

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Ten O'Clock News

Carter in North End

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

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Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1976
Political campaigns
Nuclear weapons
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Politics, Practical
Soviet Union
North End (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Carter in North End,” 02/17/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_325F1A0B7D3849AA9B9FD8ABBDB277BD.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Carter in North End.” 02/17/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_325F1A0B7D3849AA9B9FD8ABBDB277BD>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Carter in North End. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_325F1A0B7D3849AA9B9FD8ABBDB277BD
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