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Ten O'Clock News; Clergy on the war


Interviews with three clergy members on the Persian Gulf war, covering a range of opinions. Rev. Peter Gomes of Harvard University, supports U.S. intervention in the Middle East. Father Jack Seery, a pacifist, completely opposed the war. Rabbi Emily Lipof, believes in peace, but does think that U.S. has done the right thing by stopping a madman in order to bring about peace.

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Ten O'Clock News

Clergy on the war

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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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Persian Gulf War, 1991
News Report
Kelly, Hope (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Clergy on the war,” 01/23/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8B1C67F729984C2380C3087CAD9A797A.
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