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Ten O'Clock News; Gobie on Geraldo


Prostitute Steve Gobie appears on "Geraldo" show on Washington sex scandals to talk about his involvement with Rep. Barney Frank. Most of the story is excerpts from the show with reporter voice over. Also featured is a Newsweek cover on Frank and an Boston Herald column. Interview with Boston Herald columnist Margery Eagan on the public's focus on Frank's personal life over the policy issues that affect the country.

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Ten O'Clock News

Gobie on Geraldo

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



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Legislators -- United States
Frank, Barney, 1940-
Mass media
Political corruption
News Report
von Mehren, Jan (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Gobie on Geraldo,” 09/19/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BDEC78A25F26403A926CD04F06F55FD8.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Gobie on Geraldo.” 09/19/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BDEC78A25F26403A926CD04F06F55FD8>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Gobie on Geraldo. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BDEC78A25F26403A926CD04F06F55FD8
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