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Ten O'Clock News; Middlesex County Courthouse


End of interview with Middlesex County Commissioner on trying to improve the Middlesex County legal system. He specifically addresses the work of District Attorney John Droney. Editor's note: Content given off the record was edited out of this footage. Closeups on stills of the interiors of Middlesex County Courthouse and court documents. Several takes of reporter standup in front of the Middlesex County Courthouse. Report on a grand jury investigation on the Middlesex County Commission.

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Ten O'Clock News

Middlesex County Courthouse

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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Droney, John J., 1911-1989
Middlesex County (Mass.)
News Report
George, Christy (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Middlesex County Courthouse,” 10/04/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EDFD71B71A546AEB6D6D969CCE747F9.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Middlesex County Courthouse.” 10/04/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EDFD71B71A546AEB6D6D969CCE747F9>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Middlesex County Courthouse. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EDFD71B71A546AEB6D6D969CCE747F9
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