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Ten O'Clock News; Lobsters

08/07/1979

People buying lobsters at Bay State Lobster. Lobsters removed from tank, placed on scale, put in paper bags, some crated. Displays of seafood for sale. Newly caught lobsters, tightly packed, claws banded, move around in crate. Interview with proprietor on falling prices and fluctuation of supply and demand. Boston is principal lobster distribution point.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Lobsters

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

00:21:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Animals
Fisheries
Locations
Boston (Mass.)
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Rosen, Dave (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Lobsters,” 08/07/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FE73E77AD6904B348C595CCBDE571B43.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Lobsters.” 08/07/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FE73E77AD6904B348C595CCBDE571B43>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Lobsters. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FE73E77AD6904B348C595CCBDE571B43
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