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Ten O'Clock News; Melville Avenue, Dorchester


Ornate and intricate architectural details of Victorian house on Melville Avenue in Dorchester. Interior and exterior. Dorchester environs. Ornately furnished rooms, stained glass windows, carved woodwork, chandelier, grand fireplace. People's conversation about the neighborhood and property values overheard in the background. Shot of the Channel 2 news van through the stained glass front door. Several takes of reporter standup on the property values of the Melville Avenue area of Dorchester.

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Ten O'Clock News

Melville Avenue, Dorchester

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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Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Melville Avenue, Dorchester,” 12/06/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8C75A4F02784489D8D238BFB61461CA5.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Melville Avenue, Dorchester.” 12/06/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8C75A4F02784489D8D238BFB61461CA5>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Melville Avenue, Dorchester. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8C75A4F02784489D8D238BFB61461CA5
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