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Ten O'Clock News; Southwest corridor construction


Audio goes in and out. Some video deterioration. MBTA southwest corridor construction site for orange line relocation. Urban Mass Transportation Project sign. Gov. Edward King gets out of car, shakes hands with bystanders. Secretary of Transportation James Carlin introduces King who talks about economic vitality created by largest construction project in Boston history. Signs bill transferring land from MDC. Governor King responds to question on extending Logan runways, and the actions of the board of the Massachusetts Port Authority and the executive director of Logan International Airport.

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Ten O'Clock News

Southwest corridor construction

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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King, Edward J., 1925-2006
Massachusetts -- Politics and government
Construction industry
Massachusetts Port Authority
Bills, Legislative
Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Commission
Massachusetts -- Economic conditions
Logan International Airport
Construction workers
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
King, Edward J., 1925-2006 (Speaker)
Wu, Janet (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Southwest corridor construction,” 07/13/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C139BD2DC79B4CCFA073CF91EE93A40B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Southwest corridor construction.” 07/13/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C139BD2DC79B4CCFA073CF91EE93A40B>.
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