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Ten O'Clock News; Blizzard aftermath

02/09/1978

No audio through first half of video. Aftermath of blizzard of '78. Sunny day on impassable highway with abandoned, buried cars. Snow removal by bulldozer. Tire skidding. Driver cleans off covered car. Interview with John Tarbox, a driver from Rockland, MA who was stranded. He gets in his still buried car and starts it up. Interview with Donald Jones, a young army man from California, who has never seen snow. State police cruiser, helicopter.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Blizzard aftermath

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

00:17:33

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Massachusetts. Dept. of State Police
Roads
Police
Automobiles
Blizzards
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Cohen, Art (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Blizzard aftermath,” 02/09/1978, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DF21021AC18A4D868F35A5CFA9D827BA.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Blizzard aftermath.” 02/09/1978. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DF21021AC18A4D868F35A5CFA9D827BA>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Blizzard aftermath. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DF21021AC18A4D868F35A5CFA9D827BA
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