WGBH Openvault

Ten O'Clock News; Cox on judicial reform


Reporters set up microphones at podium. Archibald Cox chairs a press conference on judicial reform and court reorganization. He describes the effects and causes of delays in the Massachusetts courts and the budgets associated with the courts. He is flanked by Alan Sisitsky, Michael Dukakis, Kevin Harrington, Michael Flaherty, and Francis Bellotti. He thanks committee that did the study. Attorney General Francis Bellotti expresses his support of the committee, which he hopes will be able to bring about the necessary judicial reform.

License Clip

View online at the Boston TV News Digital Library

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Ten O'Clock News

Cox on judicial reform

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


Massachusetts -- Politics and government
Cox, Archibald, 1912-2004
Harrington, Kevin B.
Press conferences
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Bellotti, Francis X.
News Report
Bellotti, Francis X. (Speaker)
Cox, Archibald, 1912-2004 (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Cox on judicial reform,” 12/08/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C642EA0AC1E8408EA2D5064439B3327B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Cox on judicial reform.” 12/08/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C642EA0AC1E8408EA2D5064439B3327B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Cox on judicial reform. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C642EA0AC1E8408EA2D5064439B3327B
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.