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Ten O'Clock News; Charlestown High environs


Charlestown environs. Charlestown High School and Monument Square, Bartletts Street, Bunker Hill Street and St. Francis de Sales Church. Children ride bicycles in Monument Square. People are gathered in the park beside St. Francis de Sales Church. Shot from the park of the port. Racist, white supremacist and antibusing graffiti is visible on buildings on Medford and Main Streets. Shots of Medford and Main Streets. Pedestrians walking along streets. Children play at a playground. Audio goes in and out.

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Ten O'Clock News

Charlestown High environs

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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Hate crimes
Race relations
School buildings
Busing for school integration
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)
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Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Charlestown High environs,” 08/18/1976, GBH Archives, accessed April 13, 2024,
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Charlestown High environs.” 08/18/1976. GBH Archives. Web. April 13, 2024. <>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Charlestown High environs. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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