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Ten O'Clock News; Trolleys and buses

04/14/1976

Footage shot from car driving westbound on Commonwealth Avenue beyond Boston University, parallel to green line trolley with cigarette ads on side. Driver swears at other cars in traffic. Driver, reporter, and camera operator discuss best ways to shoot. Pass Tech HiFi, Tweeter, Firestone Tire. Trolley curves away toward left at Packard's Corner. Inbound trolley stops to admit passengers. Two trolleys pass each other in opposite directions. Yellow MBTA bus at Charles Circle. Red line train crosses Longfellow Bridge over Charles River toward Cambridge. Sound of metal wheels on tracks. People get on bus to Porter Square.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Trolleys and buses

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

00:08:05

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Bridges
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Transportation
Roads
Locations
Allston (Boston, Mass.)
Cambridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Trolleys and buses,” 04/14/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_854C0A419B22455C9ED58C0D49DF71AF.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Trolleys and buses.” 04/14/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_854C0A419B22455C9ED58C0D49DF71AF>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Trolleys and buses. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_854C0A419B22455C9ED58C0D49DF71AF
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