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Ten O'Clock News; Lafayette Place construction


Some drop out at the beginning. Construction site of Lafayette Place. Cement truck. Workers in hard hats. Heavy equipment. Chain link fence surrounds site. Wide shot of excavated site. Volpe/Shuman campaign sign.

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Ten O'Clock News

Lafayette Place construction

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


Construction workers
Construction industry
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Lafayette Place construction,” 09/10/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 27, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_40E1D52A28E44D77887823A7FA680F4F.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Lafayette Place construction.” 09/10/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 27, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_40E1D52A28E44D77887823A7FA680F4F>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Lafayette Place construction. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_40E1D52A28E44D77887823A7FA680F4F
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