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Ten O'Clock News; State workers


State workers in large office in McCormack building. Interviews with female employee who describe the positive impact that flextime has had on their lives. Interview with supervisors who explain the increase in productivity and positive attitude after the introduction of flextime; difficulty in measuring productivity. Advantages to the state include an improvement in employee morale, elimination of tardiness, reduction of sick leave.

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Ten O'Clock News

State workers

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



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


State governments
Massachusetts -- Politics and government
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; State workers,” 05/11/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 27, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFB5119BB23F497298E5BD0FD1962C51.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; State workers.” 05/11/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 27, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFB5119BB23F497298E5BD0FD1962C51>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; State workers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFB5119BB23F497298E5BD0FD1962C51
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