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Ten O'Clock News; Edward Kennedy Fundraiser


Edward Kennedy Fundraiser at Park Plaza. Exteriors of Park Plaza lit up at night. Interiors of Park Plaza ballroom. Cocktail party to raise money for Kennedy's campaign. Kennedy enters the room, and addresses the crowd about the Iran Hostage Crisis. Joan Kennedy stands on stage with him.

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Ten O'Clock News

Edward Kennedy Fundraiser

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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Kennedy, Joan Bennett
Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009
Political campaigns
Politics, Practical
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Wu, Janet (Reporter)
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 (Speaker)
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