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Ten O'Clock News; Combat Zone


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Ten O'Clock News

Combat Zone

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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Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Combat Zone,” 10/26/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA49CF68C496425FB3910102E4ADF282.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Combat Zone.” 10/26/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA49CF68C496425FB3910102E4ADF282>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Combat Zone. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA49CF68C496425FB3910102E4ADF282
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