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Ten O'Clock News; Combat Zone

02/15/1977

Combat Zone environs. Marquees and store signs: “adult movies,” “uncensored books,” “nude review,” “XXX.” Publix Theater, Pussycat Cinema, Naked i, Two O'Clock Lounge. New England Medical Center adjacent. Display of pornographic materials and erotic books. District police headquarters sign and police station on Washington Street.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Combat Zone

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

00:16:22

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Pornography
Police
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Combat Zone,” 02/15/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C909C1CE378E47E09BFC863CF276286C.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Combat Zone.” 02/15/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C909C1CE378E47E09BFC863CF276286C>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Combat Zone. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C909C1CE378E47E09BFC863CF276286C
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