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Ten O'Clock News; Family Foodland


B-roll footage of shoppers and employees at a Family Foodland supermarket. A butcher puts out packages of meat at the meat counter, while shoppers inspect the meat. A female shopper chooses lemons and limes from the fruit display. An employee straightens the magazine rack near the check out counter. Other employees ring up sales and provide customer service to customers. Customers enter and exit the store, move through various aisles as they shop and wait in the check out line. Exteriors of the store.

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Ten O'Clock News

Family Foodland

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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African American neighborhoods
News Report
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Family Foodland,” 01/15/1984, GBH Archives, accessed June 17, 2024,
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Family Foodland.” 01/15/1984. GBH Archives. Web. June 17, 2024. <>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Family Foodland. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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