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Compass Weekly, The; Six Years End


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Compass Weekly, The
Six Years End
Series Description

Part of new plan of news programs and specials that premiered January 1974.

“The Compass Weekly” aired each Tuesday for a minimum of one hour. It was devoted to a single news topic covered in depth, with commentary and review of coverage elsewhere.

See Prime Time January 1974 for story in “Letter From The President.” Series release date: 1/22/1974

Program Description

Massachusetts Governor Francis Sargent leaves office and reflects on his career with Boston Globe Editorial Editor Charles Whipple and Compass Reporters Ed Baumeister and Paul deGive.



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Broadcast program

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News Report
Chicago: “Compass Weekly, The; Six Years End,” 11/19/1974, GBH Archives, accessed November 30, 2023,
MLA: “Compass Weekly, The; Six Years End.” 11/19/1974. GBH Archives. Web. November 30, 2023. <>.
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