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Ten O'Clock News; Teen justice

03/18/1991

Meg Vaillancourt interviews South Boston high school sophomore boys about their view of confessed teenage murderer William Flynn in the Pamela Smart trial. Interview with Edward Loughran, Commissioner of the Department of Youth Services, about regulations surrounding juvenile offenders charged with capital crimes in Massachusetts.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Teen justice

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

00:04:43

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Smart, Pamela
Youth -- Services for
Murder
Status offenders
Trials
Urban youth
Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Vaillancourt, Meg (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Teen justice,” 03/18/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D8E474060FF344BC86291B0683AE2FD9.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Teen justice.” 03/18/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D8E474060FF344BC86291B0683AE2FD9>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Teen justice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D8E474060FF344BC86291B0683AE2FD9
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