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Ten O'Clock News; Vietnam Present Tense

EEN Master Approximate date: 1989

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Ten O'Clock News
Vietnam Present Tense
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

Program Description

Producer Seth Rolbein traveled to Vietnam and photographed the interviews in his personal documentary about that country today. 15 years after the US troops left Vietnam, the tiny country remains an enigma to most Americans. This film takes a look at Vietnam today, from street life to hospital wards, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.



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Broadcast program

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News Report
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