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Ten O'Clock News; Homeless Hearing


Boston Redevelopment Authority public hearing on the homeless shelter Rosie's Place. Community members voice concerns and suggestions, including increased security and better lighting to protect the homeless women. Developer Elizabeth Fitzgerald speaks on behalf of Rosie's Place. Shots of the new development plan model. Board votes to tentatively designate Rosie's Place the development rights on Harrison Avenue. Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Kip Tiernan and Ray Flynn make statements at a press conference. Tiernan presents Flynn with a t-shirt that says "I helped rebuild Rosie's Place." Sound cuts out for a while in the middle of the video.

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Ten O'Clock News

Homeless Hearing

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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Shelters for the homeless
Flynn, Raymond L.
Boston Redevelopment Authority
Urban policy
Municipal government
Tiernan, Kip, 1926-2011
Press conferences
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Tiernan, Kip, 1926-2011 (Speaker)
Flynn, Raymond L. (Speaker)
Vaillancourt, Meg (Reporter)
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Homeless Hearing,” 10/09/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FB83D57D445A48D79C158448415AD056.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Homeless Hearing.” 10/09/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FB83D57D445A48D79C158448415AD056>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Homeless Hearing. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FB83D57D445A48D79C158448415AD056
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