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Ten O'Clock News; Sharks at Nantasket Beach

08/12/1986

Brown sharks sighted of the coast of Nantasket Beach. Reporter Marcus Jones is on Shark Alert. He interviews MDC Police patrol, who takes the camera crew out on the water. Local are trying to spot sharks. Interviews with locals. Press conference at the New England Aquarium, who say there's nothing to fear. Editor's note: The b-roll following this edited story on the tape was entire comprised of third party footage, and so has been edited out.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Sharks at Nantasket Beach

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

00:02:34

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Beaches
Animals
Locations
Nantasket Beach (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Sharks at Nantasket Beach,” 08/12/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7C5E780142B47FAADAAF1FADD9CA228.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Sharks at Nantasket Beach.” 08/12/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7C5E780142B47FAADAAF1FADD9CA228>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Sharks at Nantasket Beach. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E7C5E780142B47FAADAAF1FADD9CA228
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