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Ten O'Clock News; Barney Frank reprimanded

07/20/1990

At press conference in Newton, Rep. Barney Frank responds to findings and reprimand of Committee on Ethics regarding Steve Gobie employment and prostitution scandal. Brief clip of Gobie appearing on separate television show. Frank explains Ethics Committee trial process and reprimand. Clips of House of Reps. convening to conclude accusations against Frank. Edited story is followed by footage of reporters in press room and full Frank conference explaining findings of Ethics Committee regarding sex scandal, car accident, and parking ticket waiving. Clip from behind of Frank speaking at podium facing press. Press ask questions. Frank explains parking tickets.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Barney Frank reprimanded

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

00:11:56

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Prostitution
Legislators -- United States
Political corruption
Press conferences
Frank, Barney, 1940-
Locations
Newton (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Frank, Barney, 1940- (Speaker)
Fields, Carmen (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Barney Frank reprimanded,” 07/20/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFD4EC128DFA4136BF1386EE1C1AEAE3.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Barney Frank reprimanded.” 07/20/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFD4EC128DFA4136BF1386EE1C1AEAE3>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Barney Frank reprimanded. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AFD4EC128DFA4136BF1386EE1C1AEAE3
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