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Listen Here; Cuttyhunk Town Meeting

06/08/1967

One Shot: Cuttyhunk Town Meeting- Copy 1


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Series
Listen Here
Program
Cuttyhunk Town Meeting
Series Description

Radio series. Series release date: 1966

Program Description

Recently WGBH radio reporters traveled by boat from New Bedford to the Island of Cuttyhunk to record the Gosnold Town Meeting, one of the most colorful in all New England. Forty-one of the 52 eligible voters showed up to vote appropriations for the town’s eight-grade school (a school that has only three students) and to debate the destiny of the privately-owned water supply which the town would like to buy, but not at the owner’s price. It’s an exciting demonstration of democracy in action.

Duration

00:59:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

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Event Coverage
Citation
Chicago: “Listen Here; Cuttyhunk Town Meeting,” 06/08/1967, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_7E8B3947ABFE46FEBA0B54E795A3779C.
MLA: “Listen Here; Cuttyhunk Town Meeting.” 06/08/1967. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_7E8B3947ABFE46FEBA0B54E795A3779C>.
APA: Listen Here; Cuttyhunk Town Meeting. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_7E8B3947ABFE46FEBA0B54E795A3779C
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