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Ten O'Clock News; State of the State, Part 2


Massachusetts Governor Ed King's State of the State Address. Discusses welfare statistics: case reduction, office reduction; improvement of services and poverty situation. King states that he was elected as a businessman, not a politician. Following speech is footage of applauding cabinet and legislators; King smiling and waving. King exits assembly hall led by Sergeant-at-Arms. Reel 2 of 2.

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Ten O'Clock News

State of the State, Part 2

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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Massachusetts -- Politics and government
King, Edward J., 1925-2006
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Welfare economics
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
King, Edward J., 1925-2006 (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; State of the State, Part 2,” 01/12/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 27, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D435240CB12C4D4988510D405B6D4E93.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; State of the State, Part 2.” 01/12/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 27, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D435240CB12C4D4988510D405B6D4E93>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; State of the State, Part 2. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D435240CB12C4D4988510D405B6D4E93
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