Ten O'Clock News; Black Nativity
Coverage of the annual performance of Black Nativity by Langston Hughes. The performance takes place in the Opera House in Boston. Interview with Music Director John Ross, who talks about the play. He says that the story of the nativity is told in a "black context," using traditional music. Excerpts from the performance.
- Ten O'Clock News
- 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
- Media Type
- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
- African Americans
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- Fields, Carmen (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Black Nativity,” 12/08/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 26, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B8189FF54B4944E295040C41037FA418.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Black Nativity.” 12/08/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 26, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B8189FF54B4944E295040C41037FA418>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Black Nativity. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B8189FF54B4944E295040C41037FA418