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Ten O'Clock News; Bellotti announces candidacy


Francis X. Bellotti announces Democratic candidacy for governor at Boston World Trade Center. He addresses constituents and shakes hands with audience members. Interview with Elaine Noble on her support for him. She also talks about her political career and Bellotti's support of her campaigns. She discusses their difference in position on abortion. Following the edited story is b-roll of Bellotti in crowd and at podium discussing the Democratic Party. His wife joins him on stage.

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Ten O'Clock News

Bellotti announces candidacy

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


Democratic Party (U.S.)
Political campaigns
Politics, Practical
Noble, Elaine, b. 1944
Bellotti, Francis X.
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Bellotti, Francis X. (Speaker)
Noble, Elaine, b. 1944 (Interviewee)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Bellotti announces candidacy,” 01/04/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 20, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A6CC2EEA2B3443CCB61636B830A74004.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Bellotti announces candidacy.” 01/04/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 20, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A6CC2EEA2B3443CCB61636B830A74004>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Bellotti announces candidacy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A6CC2EEA2B3443CCB61636B830A74004
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