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Ten O'Clock News; Allston power station


Electric power station in Allston. Grid of insulators, transformers and cables. Danger High Voltage sign. Line of utility poles and railroad tracks along Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90) looking toward TV38 (WSBK) transmission tower.

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Ten O'Clock News

Allston power station

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


Electric utilities
Allston (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Allston power station,” 04/30/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA7737D235B2463D90F12E3F484F0818.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Allston power station.” 04/30/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA7737D235B2463D90F12E3F484F0818>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Allston power station. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DA7737D235B2463D90F12E3F484F0818
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