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Ten O'Clock News; Minority youth study karate


Christy George reports that Ernie Branch teaches karate to urban kids. Interview with Branch, who talks about the value of karate. Branch says that hard work, dedication, and concentration are all important in karate. Branch holds a class with a group of kids. Interviews with the children in Branch's class about why they like karate and about what they would like to be when they grow up. Interviews with parents Haroldine Haley and Michael Langelow about the benefits of the karate classes. Branch's karate classes are funded by the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MHFA).

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Ten O'Clock News

Minority youth study karate

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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Urban youth
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
George, Christy (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Minority youth study karate,” 07/26/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_755F0A351F9B4C0184383E3535638D92.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Minority youth study karate.” 07/26/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 18, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_755F0A351F9B4C0184383E3535638D92>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Minority youth study karate. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_755F0A351F9B4C0184383E3535638D92
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