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Ten O'Clock News; Blue laws

12/22/1982

Governor Edward King speaks on lifting blue laws to permit Sunday business. King signs bill that allows businesses to open Sundays, although the law prohibits forcing anyone to work Sundays. King states that this bill will increase job opportunities.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Blue laws

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

00:14:28

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Massachusetts -- Politics and government
Press conferences
Bills, Legislative
King, Edward J., 1925-2006
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
King, Edward J., 1925-2006 (Speaker)
Vaillancourt, Meg (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Blue laws,” 12/22/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8ECE57B6F114E3EA2323447345BD420.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Blue laws.” 12/22/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8ECE57B6F114E3EA2323447345BD420>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Blue laws. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E8ECE57B6F114E3EA2323447345BD420
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