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Ten O'Clock News; Buckley announces candidacy


John Buckley announces Republican candidacy for governor of Massachusetts. Speaks about taxes and correctional institutions. In a second speech, he addresses the successes of Massachusetts, including the invention of the telephone, the safety razor, the Polaroid camera, and the pacemaker, the establishment of the first public school, and the founding of the first university.

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Ten O'Clock News

Buckley announces candidacy

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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Political campaigns
Press conferences
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Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Buckley announces candidacy,” 02/06/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61A1E92CF0A3412EBFBC484C6CE82775.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Buckley announces candidacy.” 02/06/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61A1E92CF0A3412EBFBC484C6CE82775>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Buckley announces candidacy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_61A1E92CF0A3412EBFBC484C6CE82775
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