Ten O'Clock News; Boston Marathon finish line
Mass of spectators gathered at Prudential Center finish line of Boston Marathon. David Ives watches. Cloudy, cold day. Airplanes fly around trailing message banners. First wheelchair finisher George Murray rolls in with police escort. Press photographers truck. Bill Rodgers wins a close race in 2:10:15. Randy Thomas and Kevin Ryan cross line. Rodgers climbs up to platform for Gov. Michael Dukakis, Mayor Kevin White and Will Cloney to congratulate him with laurel wreath and medal. He is then surrounded by press horde and police. More top runners cross. Bob Hall places third in wheelchair division. Other runners cross the finish line.
- Ten O'Clock News
Boston Marathon finish line
- 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
- Media Type
- Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
- Boston Marathon
- People with disabilities
- White, Kevin H.
- Rodgers, Bill, 1947-
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Boston Marathon finish line,” 04/17/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 24, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_78F1D03D37734C8F977AAB38E9752EC6.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Boston Marathon finish line.” 04/17/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 24, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_78F1D03D37734C8F977AAB38E9752EC6>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Boston Marathon finish line. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_78F1D03D37734C8F977AAB38E9752EC6