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Ten O'Clock News; Andrew Young at Harvard


Andrew Young, Ambassador to the United Nations, speaks at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He takes questions about the UN, divestment from South Africa, the Middle East peace process and the Carter Administration. He also discusses his transition from the civil rights movement to politics. Young has a good rapport with the students in the audience.

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Ten O'Clock News

Andrew Young at Harvard

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


African American politicians
Speeches, addresses, etc.
South Africa
Young, Andrew, 1932-
Middle East -- Politics and government
Harvard University
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Cambridge (Mass.)
News Report
Young, Andrew, 1932- (Speaker)
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