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Ten O'Clock News; South Boston tension

10/25/1976

South Boston teens on street. Police on motorcycles. Exterior South Boston High School with broken windows. Hill Stop Deli. “White Power” graffiti painted on street.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

South Boston tension

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

00:16:26

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Police
Vandalism
Schools
Race relations
Urban youth
Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Griffith, Gary (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; South Boston tension,” 10/25/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C5B242D48622428E937C1D41B800CE84.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; South Boston tension.” 10/25/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C5B242D48622428E937C1D41B800CE84>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; South Boston tension. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C5B242D48622428E937C1D41B800CE84
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