Ten O'Clock News; Melvin King
Mel King (candidate for mayor of Boston), accompanied by 15 supporters of all ages, greets and talks with residents in a housing project. King walks through the streets with children and adult supporters. The children hold campaign signs and chant "Vote for Mel King" and "Mel King for mayor." A campaign truck voices support for King. King greets drivers in their cars.
- Ten O'Clock News
- 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
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- African Americans -- Politics and government
- African American politicians
- King, Mel
- Political campaigns
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- George, Christy (Reporter)
- King, Mel (Speaker)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Melvin King,” 11/01/1983, GBH Archives, accessed December 9, 2023, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EBDC3EC8BF9431B9B5A258C061D46F5.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Melvin King.” 11/01/1983. GBH Archives. Web. December 9, 2023. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EBDC3EC8BF9431B9B5A258C061D46F5>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Melvin King. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3EBDC3EC8BF9431B9B5A258C061D46F5