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Ten O'Clock News; 1960 Democratic convention


John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson at Democratic National Convention 1960. JFK's "New Frontier" speech.

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Ten O'Clock News

1960 Democratic convention

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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Political conventions
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Political campaigns
News Report
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; 1960 Democratic convention,” 01/01/1960, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C8EBF7F94B1441F7A29568D7332BCEBE.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; 1960 Democratic convention.” 01/01/1960. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C8EBF7F94B1441F7A29568D7332BCEBE>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; 1960 Democratic convention. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C8EBF7F94B1441F7A29568D7332BCEBE
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