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Ten O'Clock News; Tip O'Neill at Boston College

05/18/1981

Speaker of the House of Representatives Tip O'Neill speaks at 1981 Boston College commencement ceremony. Discusses his graduation from Boston College in 1936; compares environment of the College in the depression. Discusses investing in education of young adults to keep up with economic and governmental demand. Footage of crowd; graduating students; group of students with top hats. O'Neill discusses inflated price of education and cuts to student aid. Crowd applause; faculty in commencement regalia. Closes with clips of reporter Sharon Stevens giving a summary of O'Neill's speech.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Tip O'Neill at Boston College

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

Duration

00:07:27

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Boston College
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Commencement ceremonies
Education
O'Neill, Tip
Universities and colleges
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
O'Neill, Tip (Speaker)
Stevens, Sharon (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Tip O'Neill at Boston College,” 05/18/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_721CFDBD0B8946B3A147032671FBB766.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Tip O'Neill at Boston College.” 05/18/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_721CFDBD0B8946B3A147032671FBB766>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Tip O'Neill at Boston College. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_721CFDBD0B8946B3A147032671FBB766
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