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Ten O'Clock News; Governors Conference in Boston


Governors Conference in Boston. Sen. Edward Kennedy and Rep. John Anderson meet with the National Governors Association, including Govs. Jerry Brown, Ella Grasso, Reubin Askew, Dixie Lee Ray, Ed Herschler, James Longley, Harvey Wollman, Richard Lamm, Meldrim Thomson, Mike O'Callaghan, and Richard Snelling. End of the discussion on health care and insurance policy. Governor Dukakis speaks and Senator Kennedy responds. Many closeups on Kennedy, Dukakis, and audience pans. Governor Snelling introduces John Anderson and the panel on government regulations. Cuts of Anderson's speech about the problem of over-regulation by Congress and the legislative veto, with shots of governors around the table. The Director of the US Office of Management and Budget, James T. McIntyre, speaks to the same issues. Rep. Anderson takes questions.

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Ten O'Clock News

Governors Conference in Boston

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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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Anderson, John Bayard, 1922-
Snelling, Richard Arkwright, 1927-1991
State governments
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Medical care
McIntyre, James T., 1940-
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Federal government
Legislators -- United States
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Snelling, Richard Arkwright, 1927-1991 (Speaker)
McIntyre, James T., 1940- (Speaker)
Anderson, John Bayard, 1922- (Speaker)
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- (Speaker)
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 (Speaker)
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