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Ten O'Clock News; Beverly Sills

04/17/1991

Interview with Beverly Sills on experiencing prejudice as woman directing an opera company and how the world is changing to allow women more opportunities. She comments on opera as expensive art form and how she tried to make quality opera that all people could afford, and that if specific opera communities are catering to the elite, she thinks the consumer can "make a lot of noise" and help to change that. She also mentions censorship in the arts and Robert Mapplethorpe. Clips of Sills singing.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Beverly Sills

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

00:05:06

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Sills, Beverly
Theater
Discrimination
Music
Women
Mapplethorpe, Robert
Arts
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Fields, Carmen (Reporter)
Sills, Beverly (Interviewee)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Beverly Sills,” 04/17/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BBE173EB7B0D48F589370E7718086C4B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Beverly Sills.” 04/17/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BBE173EB7B0D48F589370E7718086C4B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Beverly Sills. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BBE173EB7B0D48F589370E7718086C4B
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