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Ten O'Clock News; Robert Dole speech


Robert Dole addresses Massachusetts building trades representatives. Speaks about construction industry, real estate, and inflation. Defends President Ford. Makes several jokes and makes the audience laugh. Makes sarcastic comments about Jimmy Carter.

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Ten O'Clock News

Robert Dole speech

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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Construction industry
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006
Dole, Robert J., 1923-
United States -- Economic conditions
Speeches, addresses, etc.
News Report
Dole, Robert J., 1923- (Speaker)
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