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Ten O'Clock News; State of the Union / war update


In State of the Union President Bush refers to new world order, encourages volunteer solutions to domestic problems, hints at cease-fire if Iraq promises to withdraw from Kuwait, and frets about Baltic sovereignty. Edward Kennedy and Dick Cheney seen in audience. Brigadeer General Pat Stevens of the U.S. Army speaks on the military situation in the Middle East.

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Ten O'Clock News

State of the Union / war update

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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



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Cheney, Richard B.
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Speeches, addresses, etc.
International relations
Baltic States
Federal government
Bush, George, 1924-
News Report
Meyer, Betsy (Reporter)
Fields, Carmen (Reporter)
Bush, George, 1924- (Speaker)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; State of the Union / war update,” 01/29/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E2873B20290244049EE3D0D77BA760C7.
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APA: Ten O'Clock News; State of the Union / war update. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E2873B20290244049EE3D0D77BA760C7
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