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Ten O'Clock News; Citgo sign

04/01/1980

Interview with vice president of Society for Commercial Archeology, Arthur Krim, on significance of Citgo sign in Kenmore Square. Its neon display was shut off by the state as an energy conservation measure. Close-up of the sign. They shoot cutaways. Several takes of reporter standup. Kenmore Square environs.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Citgo sign

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

Duration

00:12:09

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Gasoline
Environmental protection
Power resources
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Fenway (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Regunberg, Michal (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Citgo sign,” 04/01/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_657069B1ED5848F5AB6401EDA0513FD3.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Citgo sign.” 04/01/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_657069B1ED5848F5AB6401EDA0513FD3>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Citgo sign. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_657069B1ED5848F5AB6401EDA0513FD3
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