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Compass Weekly, The; Year Between Octobers



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Compass Weekly, The
Year Between Octobers
Series Description

Part of new plan of news programs and specials that premiered January 1974.

“The Compass Weekly” aired each Tuesday for a minimum of one hour. It was devoted to a single news topic covered in depth, with commentary and review of coverage elsewhere.

See Prime Time January 1974 for story in “Letter From The President.” Series release date: 1/22/1974

Program Description

From promotional newspaper description: "Former Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox was there a year ago in October when President Nixon fired him in the celebrated 'Saturday Night Massacre' .. and former Special Counsel James St. Clair was there as the final events of Watergate unfolded leading to President Nixon's resignation. Both men have special viewpoints on what--if anything--we should have learned from the past twelve months."



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Broadcast program

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News Report
Chicago: “Compass Weekly, The; Year Between Octobers,” 10/29/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5E5AAE7A640B4F06B3F32449D80F3EA9.
MLA: “Compass Weekly, The; Year Between Octobers.” 10/29/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5E5AAE7A640B4F06B3F32449D80F3EA9>.
APA: Compass Weekly, The; Year Between Octobers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5E5AAE7A640B4F06B3F32449D80F3EA9
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