Ten O'Clock News; Norfolk jail
Norfolk County House of Correction exteriors. Courtroom sketches of school committee member Paul Ellison, attorney Monroe Inker, Judge Walter McLaughlin. The Norfolk County House of Correction is a minimum security prison. It is considered the cleanest, and one of the oldest in the Commonwealth. It is overcrowded, like many other correctional institutions. Its capacity is 72 inmates, while the current population is 126. The facility has a work release program, a welding class, educational programs, and maintenance crews. Recently convicted, Paul Ellison was previously a history teacher in the Boston Public School system.
- Ten O'Clock News
- 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
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Norfolk County (Mass.)
- Dedham (Mass.)
- News Report
- Griffith, Gary (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Norfolk jail,” 11/15/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 25, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_67FD622EC03949D79E2229C6F6BDC0F3.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Norfolk jail.” 11/15/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 25, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_67FD622EC03949D79E2229C6F6BDC0F3>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Norfolk jail. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_67FD622EC03949D79E2229C6F6BDC0F3