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Ten O'Clock News; Larry Bird

05/28/1986

Larry Bird wins MVP award for the third year in a row. NBA commissioner David Stern announces the award. Bird gives comments upon receiving it. Interviews with Bill Russell, Hakeem Olajuwon and Tommy Heinsohn. Montage of Celtics game play featuring Bird.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Larry Bird

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

00:02:54

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Sports
Basketball players
Boston Celtics (Basketball team)
Russell, Bill, 1934-
Heinsohn, Tommy
Awards
Basketball
Olajuwon, Hakeem, 1963-
Bird, Larry, 1956-
Athletes
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Olajuwon, Hakeem, 1963- (Interviewee)
Bird, Larry, 1956- (Speaker)
Heinsohn, Tommy (Interviewee)
Russell, Bill, 1934- (Interviewee)
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Larry Bird,” 05/28/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C05DA187D7CA4C74AC2AA79F80A825DC.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Larry Bird.” 05/28/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C05DA187D7CA4C74AC2AA79F80A825DC>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Larry Bird. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C05DA187D7CA4C74AC2AA79F80A825DC
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