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Ten O'Clock News; Shirley Caesar

10/06/1989

Shirley Caesar is a gospel singer and pastor, also active in community and political affairs in Durham, NC. She visits Harvard to sing with a choir in Memorial Church. Fields notes that Caesar is an evangelist and a Grammy award-winning singer. Fields adds that Caesar has recently entered local politics in Durham, North Carolina. Fields interviews Caesar, who talks about her music and her outreach ministry. She also discusses her recent entry into politics. Caesar says that she sees herself as a humanitarian. Fields' report includes footage of Caesar performing with a choir in front of an audience at Memorial Church.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Shirley Caesar

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

00:06:11

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
African American women
Musicians
African American politicians
Caesar, Shirley, 1938-
Harvard University
Music
African American religious leaders
African American musicians
Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Fields, Carmen (Reporter)
Caesar, Shirley, 1938- (Interviewee)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Shirley Caesar,” 10/06/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87B421DBC6FD4A019CA2C9BA8247EA8E.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Shirley Caesar.” 10/06/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87B421DBC6FD4A019CA2C9BA8247EA8E>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Shirley Caesar. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87B421DBC6FD4A019CA2C9BA8247EA8E
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