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Ten O'Clock News; Timilty and Finnegan campaigning


Campaigning in mayoral race: Joseph Timilty in Ashmont Hill, Dorchester. He speaks on displacement and discusses issues with local families. David Finnegan speaks to press at Boston harbor on returning harbor to its primacy. He explains the importance and efficiency of commuter transportation across the water during an energy crisis.

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Ten O'Clock News

Timilty and Finnegan campaigning

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

Broadcast program

Media Type


Speeches, addresses, etc.
Finnegan, David I.
Press conferences
Timilty, Joseph F., 1938-
Politics, Practical
Political campaigns
Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)
Boston Harbor (Mass.)
News Report
Stevens, Sharon (Reporter)
Finnegan, David I. (Speaker)
Timilty, Joseph F., 1938- (Speaker)
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