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Reporters, The; Lyons/ McCormack: The Way It Was


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Reporters, The
Lyons/ McCormack: The Way It Was
Series Description

Premiered October 12, 1970, Succeeded by Evening Compass in January 1974

A 30-minute show to deliver accurate news and information with a concentration on important issues and continuity of coverage. 30 minutes, 5 nights a week. The Reporters boasted a format that covered “neighborhood” stories other media might miss and incorporated a state news digest in 1973. Staff included Stephen Teichner, Maureen Bunyan, Alan Lupo, Dianne Dumanoski, Joseph Day, Ed Baumeister, Rosemary Driscoll, Lee Daniels, Greg Pilkington and Judy Stoia.

See Program Guides and Prime Times: October 1970, January and May 1971, May 1973 Series release date: 10/12/1970

Program Description

John McCormack, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, reminisces with Louis Lyons on his over forty years in politics. The end result is a charming half-hour of living history that ranges between Boston and Washington, the past and the present.



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Broadcast program

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News Report
Chicago: “Reporters, The; Lyons/ McCormack: The Way It Was,” 03/26/1973, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 25, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_71B92837756745E2AC6FCE1A42A495A4.
MLA: “Reporters, The; Lyons/ McCormack: The Way It Was.” 03/26/1973. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 25, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_71B92837756745E2AC6FCE1A42A495A4>.
APA: Reporters, The; Lyons/ McCormack: The Way It Was. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_71B92837756745E2AC6FCE1A42A495A4
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