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Ten O'Clock News; Union Square, Somerville

08/16/1982

Union Square storefronts, traffic. Coca-Cola delivery van. Bel Canto restaurant. “Adults only” bakery. Merchants extol virtues of doing business in Somerville with hope for revitalization of small commercial districts. Reporter interviews local shop owners about the effects of the development of Union Square. Fire station. Wide view of Boston skyline from Prospect Hill. Pan horizon and residential rooftops.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Union Square, Somerville

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

00:20:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Business
Neighborhoods
Fire departments
Locations
Somerville (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
George, Christy (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Union Square, Somerville,” 08/16/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D97A90E7E8AA4B168B9B02FEF549F5DD.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Union Square, Somerville.” 08/16/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D97A90E7E8AA4B168B9B02FEF549F5DD>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Union Square, Somerville. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D97A90E7E8AA4B168B9B02FEF549F5DD
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