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Ten O'Clock News; Deer Island


Deer Island sewage treatment, boiler room, generators, control room, outside shots. Water gates, gas spheres, rushing water. Man explains the sewage treatment process and the way the machinery works. Boston skyline across the Harbor. Tape damage toward the end of the video.

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Ten O'Clock News

Deer Island

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



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Boston Harbor (Mass.)
Deer Island (Mass. : Cape)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Deer Island,” 04/26/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 20, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B3FB7D26C9047ACABE51583645F3FF9.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Deer Island.” 04/26/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 20, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B3FB7D26C9047ACABE51583645F3FF9>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Deer Island. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9B3FB7D26C9047ACABE51583645F3FF9
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