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Ten O'Clock News; Sarah Small


Christopher Lydon interviews Sarah Small, who runs the Protestant Ministry at the University of Massachusetts Boston campus. Lydon and Small pray together before the interview. Small talks about her admiration for Martin Luther King, Jr. and her involvement in the civil rights movement. She says that she learned a lot about herself after spending time in jail for participation in the civil rights movement. Small talks about her commitment to helping those in need. She comments on the status of African Americans in US society. This edition of the Ten O'Clock News also included the following items: Banks agree to improve access to banking services in low-income neighborhoods and Julian Bond at Harvard University

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Ten O'Clock News

Sarah Small

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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African American religious leaders
University of Massachusetts at Boston
African American women
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
African Americans -- Civil rights
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Lydon, Christopher (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Sarah Small,” 01/15/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 17, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_336915D31CC6445998B877F40118151B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Sarah Small.” 01/15/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 17, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_336915D31CC6445998B877F40118151B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Sarah Small. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_336915D31CC6445998B877F40118151B
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