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Ten O'Clock News; Lawrence welcomes Emerson College


Emerson College will be moving from downtown Boston to Lawrence in 1992. Interview with a representative of Emerson on the reasons for the move. Interview with Lawrence Mayor Kevin Sullivan on the urban renewal project that will help improve the city. Sullivan, Gov. Dukakis, and Sen. Patricia McGovern speak at a ceremony held at the site along the Merrimack River. Construction in progress on site. Interview with William Callaghee, publisher of the Lawrence News, who speaks against the project. Interviews with Lawrence residents on the benefits they predict will come from the relocation of Emerson into their city.

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Ten O'Clock News

Lawrence welcomes Emerson College

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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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Emerson College
Urban renewal
McGovern, Patricia
Universities and colleges
Construction workers
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Construction industry
Boston (Mass.)
Lawrence (Mass.)
News Report
Wang, Deborah (Reporter)
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- (Speaker)
McGovern, Patricia (Speaker)
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MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Lawrence welcomes Emerson College.” 12/27/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A199ACAD16E7412691517562962216BD>.
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