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Ten O'Clock News; Howard Baker opens Mass. campaign


Senator Howard Baker announces opening of his Massachusetts campaign office for Republican presidential nomination. Introduced by Representative William Robinson, house minority leader. Thomas Trimarco. Baker states his view on the United States' relationship with the Soviet Union and the SALT II treaty (Strategic Arms Limitation Talks). He also speaks on energy policy; gas and oil.

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Ten O'Clock News

Howard Baker opens Mass. campaign

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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



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Broadcast program

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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-)
Baker, Howard H. (Howard Henry), 1925-
Energy policy
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Trimarco, Thomas H.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1980
Political campaigns
News Report
Baker, Howard H. (Howard Henry), 1925- (Speaker)
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