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Ten O'Clock News; Auerbach introduces owners


At press conference Celtics general manager Red Auerbach introduces new owners John Y. Brown and 'silent partner' Harry Mangurian. Brown expresses his wish for Red Auerbach to stay with the Celtics. He says he's an active owner and talks about how he became an owner and his plans for the Celtics. He answers other questions from the press. Red Auerbach smokes a cigar throughout. Press asks Auerbach about the decision he has to make about whether to stay with the Celtics. Leprechaun logo on Celtics banner.

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Ten O'Clock News

Auerbach introduces owners

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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Broadcast program

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Press conferences
Auerbach, Red, 1917-2006
Boston Celtics (Basketball team)
Mangurian, Harry T., 1926-2008
Brown, John Y., Jr.
News Report
Brown, John Y., Jr. (Speaker)
Auerbach, Red, 1917-2006 (Speaker)
Mangurian, Harry T., 1926-2008 (Speaker)
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