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Ten O'Clock News; Obsession with Hancock tower

10/23/1975

Many camera moves on Hancock tower. Pan from top of older Hancock building to newer one. Close-up on sheer plane of windows. Glass monolith isolated against sky. At street level, Trinity Church and Copley Square concrete park.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Obsession with Hancock tower

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

00:14:36

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Buildings
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Obsession with Hancock tower,” 10/23/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A96D5526DC854FF987E7BF31C142BC1E.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Obsession with Hancock tower.” 10/23/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A96D5526DC854FF987E7BF31C142BC1E>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Obsession with Hancock tower. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A96D5526DC854FF987E7BF31C142BC1E
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