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Ten O'Clock News; Orr's number retired

01/09/1979

Bruins retire Bobby Orr's number 4 in center ice ceremony at Boston Garden. Raise number to rafters. Crowd cheers relentlessly. Johnny Bucyk helps make presentation. Bobby dons jersey and makes a thank-you and farewell speech.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Orr's number retired

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

00:15:58

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Boston Bruins (Hockey team)
Sports
Boston Garden (Boston, Mass.)
Rites and ceremonies
Athletes
Hockey
Orr, Bobby, 1948-
Hockey players
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Orr, Bobby, 1948- (Speaker)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Orr's number retired,” 01/09/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50FD46A46CA540769A1B32481DAEC7CF.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Orr's number retired.” 01/09/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50FD46A46CA540769A1B32481DAEC7CF>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Orr's number retired. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_50FD46A46CA540769A1B32481DAEC7CF
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