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Ten O'Clock News; Mondale at Boston College graduation


Boston College's 103rd commencement. Walter Mondale speaks to press on strategic arms reduction, before addressing Boston College commencement. He states the need to ratify the recently concluded strategic arms agreement with the Soviet Union. Graduates of the class of 1979 file onto field while band plays. Views of crowd, graduates. Speech welcoming friends and family.

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Ten O'Clock News

Mondale at Boston College graduation

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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Speeches, addresses, etc.
Boston College
Arms control
Commencement ceremonies
Mondale, Walter F., 1928-
Universities and colleges
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- (Speaker)
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