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Ten O'Clock News; Celebrity poetry reading

05/17/1989

Bill Murray, Christopher Reeve, Stockard Channing and other celebrities assemble at Sanders Theater for a poetry reading. Interview with Reeve on performing in Boston. William Alfred (Harvard professor) on Anglo-Saxon poetry.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Celebrity poetry reading

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

00:04:04

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004
Poetry
Murray, Bill, 1950 Sept. 21-
Oral interpretation of poetry
Channing, Stockard
Locations
Cambridge (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004 (Interviewee)
Murray, Bill, 1950 Sept. 21- (Speaker)
Channing, Stockard (Speaker)
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Celebrity poetry reading,” 05/17/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D6CEB554C79743EFB1561AE0DD97D336.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Celebrity poetry reading.” 05/17/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D6CEB554C79743EFB1561AE0DD97D336>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Celebrity poetry reading. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D6CEB554C79743EFB1561AE0DD97D336
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