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Ten O'Clock News; Boston marathon

04/17/1978

Start of Boston marathon. Bill Rodgers crosses finish line with police escort. Shots of runners and moving feet clad in running shoes.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Boston marathon

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

Duration

00:04:35

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Athletes
Boston Marathon
Sports
Rodgers, Bill, 1947-
Locations
Hopkinton (Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Boston marathon,” 04/17/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A46B59CB41A943A19087701BAD362B8D.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Boston marathon.” 04/17/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A46B59CB41A943A19087701BAD362B8D>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Boston marathon. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A46B59CB41A943A19087701BAD362B8D
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