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Reporters, The
Film Festival II
Series Description

Premiered October 12, 1970, Succeeded by Evening Compass in January 1974

A 30-minute show to deliver accurate news and information with a concentration on important issues and continuity of coverage. 30 minutes, 5 nights a week. The Reporters boasted a format that covered “neighborhood” stories other media might miss and incorporated a state news digest in 1973. Staff included Stephen Teichner, Maureen Bunyan, Alan Lupo, Dianne Dumanoski, Joseph Day, Ed Baumeister, Rosemary Driscoll, Lee Daniels, Greg Pilkington and Judy Stoia.

See Program Guides and Prime Times: October 1970, January and May 1971, May 1973 Series release date: 10/12/1970

Program Description

Best of Reporters film reports: 1) Profile of boxing gym "New Garden Gym" and some of the fighters that frequent the gym. 2) Summer School: about high school students at Public Latin School. 3) Fresh Pond Race: community road race ran by people of all ages. 4) Gray Line Tour: Tourist on a Gray Line bus sightsee Boston area attractions: New England Aquarium; Old North Church; Downtown Crossing; Boston Common; Statehouse. 5) Buried Treasure in Springfield: Profile of a man Fred (Divers?) who is seeking alleged pirate treasure buried on Sunderland Island on the Connecticut River.

Series description: WGBH News program 1970-1973



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