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Ten O'Clock News; Returning Patriots


As the roster deadline approaches, more Patriots players leave the strike and join Tony Collins back on the team. Raymond Claiborne, Sean Farrell, Ron Wooten, and Darrel Holmes return to Sullivan Stadium. Interviews with some of the players, and with Holmes' agent. Interview with Patriots coach Raymond Berry. Also discussed is strike leader Gene Upshaw's claims that they are having trouble negotiating because he is black.

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Ten O'Clock News

Returning Patriots

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



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Broadcast program

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Labor unions
Strikes and lockouts
Collins, Tony, 1959-
Football players
Clayborne, Raymond D., 1955
New England Patriots (Football team)
Farrell, Sean W., 1960-
Berry, Raymond, 1933-
Holmes, Darryl, 1964-
Wooten, Ron J., 1959-
News Report
Berry, Raymond, 1933- (Interviewee)
Collins, Tony, 1959- (Interviewee)
Clayborne, Raymond D., 1955 (Interviewee)
Boeri, David (Reporter)
Wooten, Ron J., 1959- (Interviewee)
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APA: Ten O'Clock News; Returning Patriots. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F302F75693FB4FE88F3D27A66B2C60D3
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