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Ten O'Clock News; Mayoral Debate, Part 1


Reel 1 of 1983 Boston Mayoral Debate, held at Simmons College. Candidates are Larry DiCara, Ray Flynn, Robert Kiley, Dennis Kearney, David Finnegan and Mel King. The moderator is professor Carroll Miles. Journalists on the panel are Andy Hiller, Michael Rezendes, William Robinson, and J. Jordan. DiCara, Finnegan, Flynn, and Kearney make their opening remarks. Robert Kiley begins his opening remarks.

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Ten O'Clock News

Mayoral Debate, Part 1

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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Flynn, Raymond L.
Municipal governments
Finnegan, David I.
African American politicians
DiCara, Lawrence, 1949-
Simmons College (Boston, Mass.)
King, Mel
Campaign debates
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Finnegan, David I. (Speaker)
George, Christy (Reporter)
DiCara, Lawrence, 1949- (Speaker)
Flynn, Raymond L. (Speaker)
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APA: Ten O'Clock News; Mayoral Debate, Part 1. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_34689488D2974966BCCBF9C2B734504F
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