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Ten O'Clock News; Martin Luther King, Jr. Special


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Ten O'Clock News
Martin Luther King, Jr. Special
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

Program Description

Radio. Series description from January 1984 WGBH On-Air Guide: "Nationally and internationally known speakers discuss foreign policy, domestic issues and politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University."



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Broadcast program

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News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Martin Luther King, Jr. Special,” 01/15/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7FE2B1BAA48249FEAFEF8F4B7FA0F5B2.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Martin Luther King, Jr. Special.” 01/15/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7FE2B1BAA48249FEAFEF8F4B7FA0F5B2>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Martin Luther King, Jr. Special. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7FE2B1BAA48249FEAFEF8F4B7FA0F5B2
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