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Ten O'Clock News; School committee meeting


Boston School Committee meeting proceedings. Chair John McDonough, David Finnegan, and Kathleen Sullivan criticize Superintendent Marion Fahey for negative remarks she made about the school committee in a newspaper interview. Paul Tierney supports Fahey, and Pixie Palladino comes down in the middle of the issue. Fahey defends her right to speak out on the Hyde Park High incident.

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Ten O'Clock News

School committee meeting

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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School boards
Boston (Mass.). School Committee
School superintendents
Alioto, Kathleen Sullivan
Fahey, Marion
Finnegan, David I.
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Finnegan, David I. (Speaker)
Alioto, Kathleen Sullivan (Speaker)
Stoia, Judy (Reporter)
Fahey, Marion (Speaker)
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