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Ten O'Clock News; Kevin Sullivan


Mayoral election day in Lawrence. Interviews with Lawrence residents on who they think will and should win: incumbent John Buckely, or soon-to-be-winner Kevin Sullivan. Shots of Buckley and Sullivan campaign billboards. Campaign workers outside of Ward 6, Precinct 9 voting place, holding campaign signs covered in plastic, because it's raining. Buckely shows up at the voting place and thanks campaign workers and voters. David Williams interview Buckely on his experience. Williams also interviews Sullivan on his qualifications, and his misconstrued campaign advertisement, for which he was accused of racism. Video goes out in the middle of the interview, and then comes back. Buckely thanks campaign workers.

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Ten O'Clock News

Kevin Sullivan

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

Broadcast program

Media Type


Political campaigns
Politics, Practical
Municipal governments
Lawrence (Mass.)
News Report
Williams, David (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Kevin Sullivan,” 11/05/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_70975743D6D442018274EB1F9C8C4537.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Kevin Sullivan.” 11/05/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_70975743D6D442018274EB1F9C8C4537>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Kevin Sullivan. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_70975743D6D442018274EB1F9C8C4537
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