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Evening Compass, The; Samuel Eliot Morison

10/18/1974


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Series
Evening Compass, The
Program
Samuel Eliot Morison
Series Description

Premiered January 1974

The Evening Compass was a half-hour program airing Monday - Friday at 7 pm, repeated at 10:30. With co-anchormen Ed Baumeister and Louis Lyons, its purpose was to interpret news already reported elsewhere and to recognize, report and interpret news not reported elsewhere. Compass Specials were occasional broadcasts at other times that usually covered actual events as opportunities and resources permitted. Evening Compass incorporated the staff of Louis Lyons/News and Comment and The Reporters.

See Prime Time January and February 1974 for cover stories. Series release date: 1/2/1974

Program Description

Louis Lyons interviews Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison about his latest book "The European Discovery of America: The Southern Voyages".

Duration

00:28:38

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Creators
Stuart, Charles (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Evening Compass, The; Samuel Eliot Morison,” 10/18/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3B8FB93314DB46D1B074FDA3A6602CB2.
MLA: “Evening Compass, The; Samuel Eliot Morison.” 10/18/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3B8FB93314DB46D1B074FDA3A6602CB2>.
APA: Evening Compass, The; Samuel Eliot Morison. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3B8FB93314DB46D1B074FDA3A6602CB2
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