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Greater Boston; Political Corruption / MBTA Construction / Center Stage

12/11/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Political Corruption / MBTA Construction / Center Stage
Program Number

12/10/2008, 12/11/2008

Series Description

HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997

Program Description

Political Corruption Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested Tuesday for allegedly trying to sell president-elect Barack Obama’s vacant Senate seat. Meanwhile, several Massachusetts’ politicians are facing their own ethics troubles. These political scandals begs the question—how widespread is corruption in politics? Guests: Donald Stern, Former US Attorney for Massachusetts; Scott Harshbarger, Former Attorney General

MBTA Construction Construction from a nearby T stop has damaged the Old South Church in Copley Square, leaving a 60-foot crack in one of the walls. Officials from the MBTA have taken responsibility for the damage, which extends from the church’s foundation to the roof and can be seen from both outside and inside the church. Guests: Rep. Martha Walz, (D) Boston; Gary Talbot, Asst. General Manager, MBTA

Center Stage Center Stage looks at three holiday shows--“Aurelia’s Oratorio,” “The Grinch” and “All About Christmas Eve.” Guests: Jared Bowen, Greater Boston; Terry Byrne, Theater Critic

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Political Corruption / MBTA Construction / Center Stage,” 12/11/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0832F1B6A6F24BD4A1907AEA06245A5E.
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APA: Greater Boston; Political Corruption / MBTA Construction / Center Stage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0832F1B6A6F24BD4A1907AEA06245A5E
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