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Ten O'Clock News; Jackson's Boston support


Marcus Jones reports that Jesse Jackson beat George Bush in a phone poll conducted by a local radio station. Interviews with City Councilor Bruce Bolling and State Rep. Gloria Fox about their support for Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign. Fox says that Jackson's campaign staff is working hard for a Jackson victory. Bolling says that diverse constituencies can find common ground in Jackson's candidacy. Jackson at a campaign rally.

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Ten O'Clock News

Jackson's Boston support

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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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Political campaigns
Bush, George, 1924-
Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
Fox, Gloria, 1942-
Bolling, Bruce C., 1945-2012
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1988
African American politicians
Boston (Mass.)
News Report
Bolling, Bruce C., 1945-2012 (Interviewee)
Jones, Marcus (Reporter)
Fox, Gloria, 1942- (Interviewee)
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