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Ten O'Clock News; MASSPORT

10/08/1980

B-roll footage of Massachusetts Port Authority (MASSPORT) structures and five MASSPORT workers on strike, picketing in a parking lot. Signs read "MASSPORT Unfair to Teamsters Local 137" and "On Strike." Footage of traffic on bridge; roadway. Motorcycle policeman with canine assistant wearing goggles on back of bike. Zoomed clip of air traffic control tower at Logan Airport; slightly larger group of striking workers circle in parking lot; state policeman regulates traffic.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

MASSPORT

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

00:07:04

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Picketing
Massachusetts Port Authority
Bridges
Police
Logan International Airport
Animals
Labor unions
Mystic River Bridge (Boston, Mass.)
Airports
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
East Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Wu, Janet (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; MASSPORT,” 10/08/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A58A5B3AD14F430FAAF54D3143FCFB0D.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; MASSPORT.” 10/08/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A58A5B3AD14F430FAAF54D3143FCFB0D>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; MASSPORT. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A58A5B3AD14F430FAAF54D3143FCFB0D
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