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Ten O'Clock News; Welfare office

06/15/1977

State welfare office interiors. Receptionist takes calls on multiline rotary dial phone. Women workers at metal desks in groups of four. File cabinets stuffed with manila folders of paperwork. Form for assistance payments. Staff person talks to client/applicant in Spanish. Interviews with two supervisors about qualifications for social work jobs.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Welfare office

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

00:21:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Massachusetts -- Politics and government
Employees
Public welfare
Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Solomon (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Welfare office,” 06/15/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D29FCC1236C4C149D270A5C2A913752.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Welfare office.” 06/15/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D29FCC1236C4C149D270A5C2A913752>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Welfare office. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7D29FCC1236C4C149D270A5C2A913752
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