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Compass Weekly, The; Tourists Are Coming


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Compass Weekly, The
Tourists Are Coming
Series Description

Part of new plan of news programs and specials that premiered January 1974.

“The Compass Weekly” aired each Tuesday for a minimum of one hour. It was devoted to a single news topic covered in depth, with commentary and review of coverage elsewhere.

See Prime Time January 1974 for story in “Letter From The President.” Series release date: 1/22/1974

Program Description

Reported by Pamela Bullard. Program is a look at the anticipated crowds of tourists expected to descend on Lexington and Concord, MA during the bicentennial celebrations of April 19th, the anniversary of the start to the American Revolutionary War. 1975.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

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News Report
Chicago: “Compass Weekly, The; Tourists Are Coming,” 04/02/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E620056DD85E4214B2481D7B18C74FD2.
MLA: “Compass Weekly, The; Tourists Are Coming.” 04/02/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E620056DD85E4214B2481D7B18C74FD2>.
APA: Compass Weekly, The; Tourists Are Coming. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E620056DD85E4214B2481D7B18C74FD2
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