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Ten O'Clock News; Ten O'Clock News broadcast

03/08/1977

Lee Nelson introduces The Ten O'Clock News broadcast. Nelson reads a news brief about US Army testing of live bacteria on civilians in simulated germ warfare attacks. Art Cohen reports on racial controversy during jury selection in the Andrew Puopolo murder trial. Cohen reports that the defense attorneys have accused the prosecution of excluding African Americans from the jury. Gary Griffith reports on Mayor Kevin White's proposed fiscal legislation. The report includes footage of Jim Young (Treasurer, City of Boston) explaining the fiscal package. Steve Curwood reports on George Bush's address to the Middlesex Club of Republicans. The report includes footage of Bush answering questions about his tenure as CIA Director, biological warfare, and the overthrow of foreign governments. Mike Kolowich reports on Thomas Widmer (Vice President, Thermo Electron), who advocates energy efficiency and conservation through the application of technology. Footage of Widmer talking about technology and energy policy. Christopher Lydon comments on the early days of the Carter presidency and Carter's outspoken position on human rights. Footage from another Ten O'Clock News broadcast. Steve Nevas hosts the Ten O'Clock News. Nevas reports on the possibility of peace talks in the Middle East. Lydon interviews Richard Reeves (political writer) on Jimmy Carter's character and his public image. Nevas editorializes on US policy regarding marine resources. Footage from another Ten O'Clock News broadcast. Nevas closes the show. David Ives (President, WGBH) sings a fundraising song for on-air fundraising promotion


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Ten O'Clock News broadcast

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

00:31:34

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Middle East -- Politics and government
Taxation
Bush, George, 1924-
Saxe, Susan
Environmental protection
White, Kevin H.
Courts
Energy policy
United States. Army
Race relations
Discrimination
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Cohen, Art (Reporter)
Kolowich, Mike (Reporter)
Lydon, Christopher (Reporter)
Nevas, Steve (Reporter)
Griffith, Gary (Reporter)
Nelson, Lee (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Ten O'Clock News broadcast,” 03/08/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA64C9B254914B5582B748CA253DA1CD.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Ten O'Clock News broadcast.” 03/08/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA64C9B254914B5582B748CA253DA1CD>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Ten O'Clock News broadcast. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BA64C9B254914B5582B748CA253DA1CD
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