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Ten O'Clock News; Harvard Square restaurants


Some bits of video drop out throughout. Footage for a story on the profusion of businesses serving alcohol near the University Lutheran Church. Exteriors of restaurants in Harvard Square: Grendel's Den; Ahmed's, Henri IV; Casa Mexico; Paco's Tacos; The Boathouse; Arkadia; Wursthaus; Cave Atlantique wine store; Whitney's Cafe. Mainly bars and cafes on John F. Kennedy Street. Exteriors of University Lutheran Church. Additional footage of Le Beau Geste on Huron Avenue and Le Bocage in Watertown.

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Ten O'Clock News

Harvard Square restaurants

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



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Alcoholic beverages
Harvard Square (Cambridge, Mass.)
Watertown (Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Harvard Square restaurants,” 09/06/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 3, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C142B1BF4C00494EA451DF89E9904E69.
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