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Ten O'Clock News; Kenmore Square and Brighton clubs


Kenmore Square and Brighton night environs. Nightclubs, liquor stores, package stores, and bars: Rathskeller, Narcissus, Bunratty's. Cameramen and reporter talk in background. They discuss all of the Boston University students in the area and the use of positive identification to prevent underage drinking. Allston/Brighton police station. Two detectives are interviewed in the lobby of the station. They answer questions about the problems of underage drinking and fake identification. They give their opinion on the changes that will occur based on the newly raised drinking age.

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Ten O'Clock News

Kenmore Square and Brighton clubs

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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Alcoholic beverages
Liquor laws
Fenway (Boston, Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Brighton (Boston, Mass.)
News Report
Bennett, Charles (Reporter)
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