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Ten O'Clock News; Charles Street Jail

01/25/1977

Charles Street Jail exteriors. A reporter asks members of administration about issues with the Charles Street Jail and Deer Island regarding the possibility of a new combined facility. Stated problems with building a new jail include security and the size of the proposed site. Charles Street physical plant issues include plumbing, recreation facilities, eating facilities, kitchen facilities, and noise level.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Charles Street Jail

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

00:19:13

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Jails
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Griffith, Gary (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Charles Street Jail,” 01/25/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_520FF09AE87E44D08EC8AB6449B33BA3.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Charles Street Jail.” 01/25/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_520FF09AE87E44D08EC8AB6449B33BA3>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Charles Street Jail. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_520FF09AE87E44D08EC8AB6449B33BA3
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