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Ten O'Clock News; Courthouse bombing press conferences

04/22/1976

Press conference after Suffolk County Courthouse bombing; decision to close building for safety. Talk of increased security at entrances. Also, press conference with Michael Dukakis, Frank Bellotti, Kevin White, Tom McGee, and Kevin Harrington pledging to commit all necessary resources to investigate and prosecute violent crime.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Courthouse bombing press conferences

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

00:16:35

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Bellotti, Francis X.
White, Kevin H.
Criminal investigation
Press conferences
McGee, Thomas W., 1924-2012
Courts
Harrington, Kevin B.
Bombings
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Locations
Suffolk County (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- (Speaker)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Courthouse bombing press conferences,” 04/22/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC84D11AFB5D4EC8875FE2A05E53C883.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Courthouse bombing press conferences.” 04/22/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC84D11AFB5D4EC8875FE2A05E53C883>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Courthouse bombing press conferences. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC84D11AFB5D4EC8875FE2A05E53C883
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