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Ten O'Clock News; Walpole State Prison

05/19/1976

Exteriors of Walpole State Prison. Razor wire rims tall concrete wall. Guard tower. Several takes of reporter standup on five recent escapes by inmates on furlough.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Walpole State Prison

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

Duration

00:09:54

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Prisoners
Jails
Locations
Walpole (Mass. : Town)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Cohen, Art (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Walpole State Prison,” 05/19/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F95D9988C074DB6B100A3523F24121B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Walpole State Prison.” 05/19/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F95D9988C074DB6B100A3523F24121B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Walpole State Prison. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F95D9988C074DB6B100A3523F24121B
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