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Compass Weekly, The; Favorite Sons


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Compass Weekly, The
Favorite Sons
Series Description

Part of new plan of news programs and specials that premiered January 1974.

“The Compass Weekly” aired each Tuesday for a minimum of one hour. It was devoted to a single news topic covered in depth, with commentary and review of coverage elsewhere.

See Prime Time January 1974 for story in “Letter From The President.” Series release date: 1/22/1974

Program Description

From promotional newspaper description: Program "..explores the possibility that the next President or Vice President may be a man from Massachusetts. Interviews with Senators (Edward) Kennedy and (Edward) Brooke, (Boston) Mayor Kevin White, Elliot Richardson."



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


News Report
Chicago: “Compass Weekly, The; Favorite Sons,” 03/05/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 12, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6BC75E3F57C40C0AA4D557CA50A2213.
MLA: “Compass Weekly, The; Favorite Sons.” 03/05/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 12, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6BC75E3F57C40C0AA4D557CA50A2213>.
APA: Compass Weekly, The; Favorite Sons. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C6BC75E3F57C40C0AA4D557CA50A2213
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