Ten O'Clock News; Dick Gregory
Interview with comedian Dick Gregory at Logan Airport. Discusses plans to hold prayer vigil at White House; discusses the beliefs in the Qu'ran and how Iranian culture is modeled after it. Gregory believes that government of President Jimmy Carter should study teachings of Qu'ran as part of its diplomacy with Iran; Gregory answers questions about his 15 minute meeting with Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran in regards to the US Embassy Hostage Crisis in Iran.
- Ten O'Clock News
- 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
- Media Type
- Logan International Airport
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
- Gregory, Dick
- Politics and government
- Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
- East Boston (Boston, Mass.)
- News Report
- Gregory, Dick (Interviewee)
- Stevens, Sharon (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Dick Gregory,” 09/09/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DEAA3415A7E946388EB66A64D935CA67.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Dick Gregory.” 09/09/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DEAA3415A7E946388EB66A64D935CA67>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Dick Gregory. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DEAA3415A7E946388EB66A64D935CA67