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Ten O'Clock News; Waterfront environs


Waterfront park, Harbor Towers, Mercantile Wharf, Long Wharf, Chart House, Lewis Wharf, Joseph's Aquarium restaurant, Union Wharf. Sign 'lobsters shipped anywhere.' Commercial Wharf building boarded up. Prince building.

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Ten O'Clock News

Waterfront environs

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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Boston (Mass.)
Boston Harbor (Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Waterfront environs,” 07/12/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E57684180134321BDA0B4FC94D24C96.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Waterfront environs.” 07/12/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E57684180134321BDA0B4FC94D24C96>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Waterfront environs. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E57684180134321BDA0B4FC94D24C96
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