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Greater Boston; Thrift Stores / Boston Globe Redesign / Confessions of an Eco-Sinner

10/20/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Thrift Stores / Boston Globe Redesign / Confessions of an Eco-Sinner
Program Number

10/20/2008, 10/21/2008

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

Thrift Stores Secondhand retail stores are among the few businesses to report a sales increase during the financial crisis. One potential problem these businesses could eventually face is an inventory shortage--the Salvation Army reported a significant drop in donations. Guests: Jeffrey Casler, Owner, Second Time Around; Kathleen Seiders, Boston College; Deborah Winnick, Needham Community Council

Boston Globe Redesign Starting Friday, October 24, The Boston Globe will compact its content into four sections—including a new section in the style of an entertainment magazine. Guests: Caleb Solomon, Managing editor, The Boston Globe; Fiona Luis, Asst. managing editor, The Boston Globe

Confessions of an Eco-Sinner Science writer Fred Pearce discusses his new book, Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of my Stuff. His book is an investigation into the sources of consumer items labeled "fair trade" and "organic" to measure the real-life impact of these items. Guests: Fred Pearce, Author, Confessions of an Eco-Sinner

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Thrift Stores / Boston Globe Redesign / Confessions of an Eco-Sinner,” 10/20/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D8FEF7CC2E24B118735CC54896E769E.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Thrift Stores / Boston Globe Redesign / Confessions of an Eco-Sinner.” 10/20/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D8FEF7CC2E24B118735CC54896E769E>.
APA: Greater Boston; Thrift Stores / Boston Globe Redesign / Confessions of an Eco-Sinner. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0D8FEF7CC2E24B118735CC54896E769E
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