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Ten O'Clock News; Edward Kennedy


A pageant of Kennedy family members (including matriarch Rose and Jackie Onassis) assembles at Faneuil Hall to hear Sen. Edward Kennedy announce his presidential candidacy. Ted appears but the tape does not include the announcement itself.

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Ten O'Clock News

Edward Kennedy

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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Broadcast program

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Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1980
Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald, 1890-1995
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Political campaigns
Faneuil Hall (Boston, Mass.)
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Wu, Janet (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Edward Kennedy,” 11/07/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 20, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82FE9A030C174028A2082AFFD2EEE17A.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Edward Kennedy.” 11/07/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 20, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82FE9A030C174028A2082AFFD2EEE17A>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Edward Kennedy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82FE9A030C174028A2082AFFD2EEE17A
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