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Ten O'Clock News; Dedication at MFA


Guests walk in front of the Museum of Fine Arts. Barbara Bush walks into the event tent. Dedication ceremony of the West Wing of the museum. Speeches given by Chairman Howard Johnson and Director Jan Fontaine cover the history of the museum and facilities of the new wing. Honored guest Barabra Bush is introduced and addresses the audience. Governor Ed King addresses the audience. I.M. Pei, and Mayor Kevin White also sit on stage during ceremony. Interiors of the new wing. Entrance to the People's Republic of China exhibit.

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Ten O'Clock News

Dedication at MFA

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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



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White, Kevin H.
Bush, Barbara, 1925-
King, Edward J., 1925-2006
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Pei, I. M., 1917-
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Rites and ceremonies
Art museums
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
King, Edward J., 1925-2006 (Speaker)
Bush, Barbara, 1925- (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Dedication at MFA,” 07/17/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_537C2CA7E44440EB86119B74AE61D0CD.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Dedication at MFA.” 07/17/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_537C2CA7E44440EB86119B74AE61D0CD>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Dedication at MFA. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_537C2CA7E44440EB86119B74AE61D0CD
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