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Ten O'Clock News; School committee meeting


School committee meeting. Chairman John McDonough, Elvira Pixie Palladino, Paul Tierney, David Finnegan, Kathleen Sullivan. McDonough accuses Superintendent Marion Fahey of political expediency. She responds. Committee member Elvira Pixie Palladino comments on the situation and states her position on anti-bussing.

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Ten O'Clock News

School committee meeting

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


Alioto, Kathleen Sullivan
School superintendents
Fahey, Marion
Boston (Mass.). School Committee
Finnegan, David I.
School boards
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Fahey, Marion (Speaker)
Alioto, Kathleen Sullivan (Speaker)
Finnegan, David I. (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; School committee meeting,” 02/02/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5538B1EDE0B64F368C6CA301E60D3BF5.
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APA: Ten O'Clock News; School committee meeting. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5538B1EDE0B64F368C6CA301E60D3BF5
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