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Compass Weekly, The; Nine Year Old In Norfolk Prison


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Compass Weekly, The
Nine Year Old In Norfolk Prison
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

From promotional newspaper description: "Case history of mentally retarded murderer."



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


News Report
Chicago: “Compass Weekly, The; Nine Year Old In Norfolk Prison,” 05/13/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E743EA9018EE4A758E0EDF16BED6A4D9.
MLA: “Compass Weekly, The; Nine Year Old In Norfolk Prison.” 05/13/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E743EA9018EE4A758E0EDF16BED6A4D9>.
APA: Compass Weekly, The; Nine Year Old In Norfolk Prison. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E743EA9018EE4A758E0EDF16BED6A4D9
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