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Ten O'Clock News; Kelly and South Boston desegregation


South Boston residents pack St. Monica's Church to hear City Councilors James Kelly and Albert "Dapper" O'Neil and Rev. Earl W. Jackson, Sr. oppose mayor's public housing desegregation plan.

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Ten O'Clock News

Kelly and South Boston desegregation

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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Race relations
Public housing
Jackson, E. W., 1952-
Kelly, James M., 1940-2007
Speeches, addresses, etc.
O'Neil, Albert L., 1920-2007
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Boeri, David (Reporter)
O'Neil, Albert L., 1920-2007 (Speaker)
Jackson, E. W., 1952- (Speaker)
Kelly, James M., 1940-2007 (Speaker)
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