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Ten O'Clock News; Combat zone architecture


Structural details and signage on combat zone architecture. E.M. Loew's Publix Theater ('vaudeville, burlesque' words on brick side). Marquees of: The Scene: Adult Movies, Center Theater, featuring Chinese martial arts movies. Paramount and State Theater signs. Pussycat Cinema next to New England Medical Center. Interiors of a theater building, in the theater district. Sign for "Modern Theatre Restoration Circus." Interview with theater manager about reopening the theater, the shows they will feature, the restoration they will do on the building, including work with the Boston Redevelopment Authority, and neighborhood development.

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Ten O'Clock News

Combat zone architecture

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 Redevelopment Authority
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Combat zone architecture,” 01/15/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FE45E94B8040466887CDC9D1EE909C7B.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Combat zone architecture.” 01/15/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FE45E94B8040466887CDC9D1EE909C7B>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Combat zone architecture. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FE45E94B8040466887CDC9D1EE909C7B
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