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Ten O'Clock News; Robin Williams at Hasty Pudding

02/21/1989

Harvard University Hasty Pudding club names actor Robin Williams Hasty Pudding Man of the Year 1989. Williams wears tassel bra and long hair wig on stage to receive ward. Reporter Jeff Strate explains qualifications for Man of the Year. Close-up of hand circling words on printed paper. Footage of Williams speaking to crowd, with award and students on stage. Strate gives brief over view of Williams's key acting roles; clips of the actor on stage and with John Lithgow (Strate says "Lithbrow") on film. Brief clip of firetrucks with sirens at venue in response to alarm before awards ceremony. Strate talking to students. Williams gives closing thanks to crowd.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Robin Williams at Hasty Pudding

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

00:02:51

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Students
Awards
Fire fighters
Hasty Pudding Club
Williams, Robin, 1952 July 21-
Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Williams, Robin, 1952 July 21- (Speaker)
Strate, Jeff (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Robin Williams at Hasty Pudding,” 02/21/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC988C73C2F044E6B05E2799D4AD32A4.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Robin Williams at Hasty Pudding.” 02/21/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC988C73C2F044E6B05E2799D4AD32A4>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Robin Williams at Hasty Pudding. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC988C73C2F044E6B05E2799D4AD32A4
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