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Ten O'Clock News; Hatch announces for governor


Frank Hatch announces his Republican candidacy for governor. Denounces Dukakis on taxes, auto insurance, food stamps. Hatch says that he is willing to listen, tell it like it is, and make tough decisions. He wishes to shed the 'taxachusetts' label and restore credibility in state government. He states the importance of reducing taxes and bringing money down to cities from the state level.

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Ten O'Clock News

Hatch announces for governor

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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Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Political campaigns
Hatch, Francis W., 1925-
Public welfare
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-)
Massachusetts -- Politics and government
Automobile insurance
News Report
Hatch, Francis W., 1925- (Speaker)
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