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Ten O'Clock News; WNEV, Channel 7


Footage of exterior of RKO General Building: Channel 7/WNAC-TV; WRKO AM; WROR FM. Pans along side of building to sign. Takes of reporter Callie Crossley reporting on loss of Channel 7's license, to be taken ownership of by NETV. Clip of Channel 7 exterior building sign; RKO General building sign; agreement contract for interim operation of WNAC-TV (Channel 7). Footage of glass display window with images of Channel 7 reporters; close-up of reporter images and WNAC TV Boston sign.

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Ten O'Clock News

WNEV, Channel 7

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


Radio stations
News Report
Crossley, Callie (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; WNEV, Channel 7,” 02/22/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_348643DC6BA449808360A20EFD2F1F4B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; WNEV, Channel 7.” 02/22/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_348643DC6BA449808360A20EFD2F1F4B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; WNEV, Channel 7. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_348643DC6BA449808360A20EFD2F1F4B
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