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Ten O'Clock News; Gays endorse Murphy

06/11/1990

Gays endorse Evelyn Murphy for governor because she is the liberal candidate. Comments on Murphy's progressive liberalism, especially her support of gay rights. "Outing" activist claims Murphy is gay. Interviews with Murphy, and Murphy supporters. Discussion of political and voting strategy in 3-way race between Silber, Bellotti, and Murphy. Story followed by footage of June 9th, 1990 Gay Pride March.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Gays endorse Murphy

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

00:10:11

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Politics, Practical
Murphy, Evelyn F.
Gay rights
Gays
Political campaigns
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
George, Christy (Reporter)
Murphy, Evelyn F. (Interviewee)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Gays endorse Murphy,” 06/11/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC82AE86FBD54D0DBA7B5033537A836F.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Gays endorse Murphy.” 06/11/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC82AE86FBD54D0DBA7B5033537A836F>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Gays endorse Murphy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC82AE86FBD54D0DBA7B5033537A836F
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