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Ten O'Clock News; Hancock Tower dedication

09/15/1976

Dedication ceremony of John Hancock glass tower, in lobby. General James M. Gavin is introduced and addresses the audience. Gavin and other speakers talk about the history of the building project. Thomas O'Neill and Kevin White are also on stage. Unveiling of massive reproduction of Declaration of Independence on wall of lobby. English High School chorus sings patriotic songs. Hundreds of guests crowded in lobby.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Hancock Tower dedication

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

00:17:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Buildings
Rites and ceremonies
John Hancock Tower (Boston, Mass.)
Gavin, James M. (James Maurice), 1907-1990
O'Neill, Thomas P., 1944-
White, Kevin H.
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Gavin, James M. (James Maurice), 1907-1990 (Speaker)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Hancock Tower dedication,” 09/15/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7EA0F9C41EFB41F99A1B0766AD3A3C23.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Hancock Tower dedication.” 09/15/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7EA0F9C41EFB41F99A1B0766AD3A3C23>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Hancock Tower dedication. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7EA0F9C41EFB41F99A1B0766AD3A3C23
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