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Ten O'Clock News; Seabrook demonstration


Large crowd of people at a demonstration against Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant. Arlo Guthrie addresses the crowd, talks about the Clamshell Alliance, and then sings a song. Protest banners held by crowd. Shots of the Seabrook plant construction site. Helicopter flies overhead. Slow pans across the demonstration site. Solar panel and diagrams for solar power plan. Solar power skit by men in costumes. Closeups on groups of people in the crowd and at campsites. Group of people play music at campsite. Line of Porta Potties. Police stand by jeep behind No Trespassing sign on Seabrook site. Interview with man on the size on the demonstration.

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Ten O'Clock News

Seabrook demonstration

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


Power resources
Nuclear energy
Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant (N.H.)
Guthrie, Arlo
Solar energy
Nuclear power plants
Seabrook (N.H.)
News Report
Guthrie, Arlo (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Seabrook demonstration,” 06/25/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3CC80F5D8162494F8D26DFE1DCC71C1D.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Seabrook demonstration.” 06/25/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3CC80F5D8162494F8D26DFE1DCC71C1D>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Seabrook demonstration. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3CC80F5D8162494F8D26DFE1DCC71C1D
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