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Ten O'Clock News; New Year's Day Special


for air 1/1/1985

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Ten O'Clock News
New Year's Day Special
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



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Broadcast program

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News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; New Year's Day Special,” 12/21/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BAB63D05DBD48DDA402829921FEF285.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; New Year's Day Special.” 12/21/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BAB63D05DBD48DDA402829921FEF285>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; New Year's Day Special. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5BAB63D05DBD48DDA402829921FEF285
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