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Ten O'Clock News; Green line MBTA

05/15/1979

Green line T pulling into and out of Kenmore station underground during rush hour. Old style PCC trolley and newer LRV cars. Driver's point of view, looking down tracks into dark subway tunnel. Passengers get on and off.Passenger reading Benjamin Disraeli. Passenger complains about MBTA service.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Green line MBTA

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

00:15:35

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Transportation
Railroads
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Green line MBTA,” 05/15/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C679A4C1BEEC441393EF6F43D1EEAAC5.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Green line MBTA.” 05/15/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C679A4C1BEEC441393EF6F43D1EEAAC5>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Green line MBTA. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C679A4C1BEEC441393EF6F43D1EEAAC5
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