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Greater Boston; Snelgrove Report / Michael Collins

05/25/2005

Snelgrove Report / Michael Collins


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Snelgrove Report / Michael Collins
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

Snelgrove Report Today, the Stern Commission publicly released its final report on the Oct. 20th death of Victoria Snelgrove. The Commission, headed by former US Attorney Donald Stern, concludes that inadequate planning, training let to death. The commission also includes 12 recommendations on preventing further incidents when deploying less-lethal weapons. Report says that police failed to use lessens learned from 2004 Super Bowl and DNC when planning for ALCS. Report says that police failed to appreciate that Lansdowne Street would become a problem area for crowds. Report also says that police deployed the FN303 without full knowledge of its risks or establishing rules for use. Finally, the report also suggests that the FN303 manufacturer may have misrepresented the system's safety. Guests: Donald Stern, Attorney; Kathleen O'Toole, Boston Police Commissioner

Michael Collins UMass board of trustees today confirmed Dr. Michael Collins as new chancellor of UMass Boston. UMass president Jack Wilson recommended Collins last week. Decision spurred protest from supporters of former interim chancellor Keith Motley, who is black. Motley has since accepted a job as a UMass vice-president. Guests: Dr. Michael Collins, Chancellor, UMass Boston

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00:28:30

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Broadcast program

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Video

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News Report
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News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Snelgrove Report / Michael Collins,” 05/25/2005, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A2B7F5C01CC4D7D8436731DC6195375.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Snelgrove Report / Michael Collins.” 05/25/2005. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A2B7F5C01CC4D7D8436731DC6195375>.
APA: Greater Boston; Snelgrove Report / Michael Collins. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A2B7F5C01CC4D7D8436731DC6195375
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