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Ten O'Clock News; Allan Rohan Crite


Interview with South End based artist Allan Rohan Crite. He tells a story about selling paintings in the 1940s, tracking them down, and recently finding them. He talks about his paintings, inspired by different parts of African American lives, including religion. He also talks about the poetry and essays he's been working on recently. They focus on his version of the African American experience. They shoot cutaways with no sound.

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Ten O'Clock News

Allan Rohan Crite

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

Media Type


African American artists
Crite, Allan Rohan, 1910-2007
African Americans in art
Art -- Exhibitions
South End (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Crite, Allan Rohan, 1910-2007 (Interviewee)
Stevens, Sharon (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Allan Rohan Crite,” 03/04/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_66E4C7F5B58E4388981A1BC2EE697232.
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