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Ten O'Clock News; Dick Gregory

09/09/1980

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.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Dick Gregory

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

00:06:53

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Logan International Airport
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Gregory, Dick
Politics and government
Iran
Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
Locations
East Boston (Boston, Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Gregory, Dick (Interviewee)
Stevens, Sharon (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Dick Gregory,” 09/09/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DEAA3415A7E946388EB66A64D935CA67.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Dick Gregory.” 09/09/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <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
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