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Ten O'Clock News; Oil tankers in Boston harbor

01/05/1977

Oil tankers and cargo ships in Boston harbor. Sunlight reflects off of oil tanker. Snow on pier. Woman reports that approximately a week prior, the Grand Zenith, a 642 foot tanker disappeared, or perhaps sunk.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Oil tankers in Boston harbor

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

00:15:51

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Ships
Locations
Boston Harbor (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Oil tankers in Boston harbor,” 01/05/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9887B8054F246FDA1D9E85AEFE6EF8E.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Oil tankers in Boston harbor.” 01/05/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9887B8054F246FDA1D9E85AEFE6EF8E>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Oil tankers in Boston harbor. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9887B8054F246FDA1D9E85AEFE6EF8E
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