Ten O'Clock News; Gays and Republicans
Story on the lack of openly gay republican, focusing on Michael Duffy, a gay Republican running for state representative. Duffy at his house talking to his partner. Interview with Duffy on his position on gay political issues. Duffy holds a candidates night. Interviews with Republicans Steven Pierce, Paul Cronin, and William Weld on their views on gay rights legislation. Weld and Duffy shake hands.
- Ten O'Clock News
Gays and Republicans
- 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
- Gay rights
- Weld, William F.
- Cronin, Paul W., 1938-1997
- Political campaigns
- Pierce, Steven D.
- Politics, Practical
- Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-)
- Boston (Mass.)
- News Report
- Cronin, Paul W., 1938-1997 (Interviewee)
- Pierce, Steven D. (Interviewee)
- Weld, William F. (Interviewee)
- George, Christy (Reporter)
- Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Gays and Republicans,” 02/01/1990, GBH Archives, accessed March 2, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_69BA1D4B921F49A9B1C3AA8AF24EC6C5.
- MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Gays and Republicans.” 02/01/1990. GBH Archives. Web. March 2, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_69BA1D4B921F49A9B1C3AA8AF24EC6C5>.
- APA: Ten O'Clock News; Gays and Republicans. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_69BA1D4B921F49A9B1C3AA8AF24EC6C5