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Greater Boston; Gay Marriage Vote / New Year's Violence / Inauguration Logistics

01/02/2007

Gay Marriage Vote / New Year's Violence / Inauguration Logistics


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Greater Boston
Program
Gay Marriage Vote / New Year's Violence / Inauguration Logistics
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

Gay Marriage Vote The state Legislature voted today to advance a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. The proposed amendment, which would define marriage as between one man and one woman but ban future gay marriages, still needs approval of the next legislative session before it can go onto the ballot. Guests: John Slattery, Former state representative; Wendy Kaminer, Lawyer and social critic

New Year's Violence 14-year-old Jason Fernandes of Brockton was the first homicide victim of 2007. He was fatally shot outside of his grandmother’s house in Dorchester around 5:45 yesterday morning. Fernandes was one of five people shot in three separate attacks in the area within 20 minutes of each other. 74 people were killed in the city last year, one shy of the murder total for 2005. Guests: Rev. Bruce Wall, Global Ministries Christian Church; Emmett Folgert, Dorchester Youth Collaborative

Inauguration Logistics Deval Patrick will be sworn-in as governor this Thursday, January 4. Patrick will break with tradition by holding his inaugural ceremony outside, on the steps of the State House. Our panel discusses the logistics involved in the big day, and Patrick's future as governor.

Guests: Tom Keane, Political analyst; Beverly Morgan-Welch, Inaugural committee cochair

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News Report
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News
Local Communities
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Chicago: “Greater Boston; Gay Marriage Vote / New Year's Violence / Inauguration Logistics,” 01/02/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_233085FD34664C92A29420B5C52C0055.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Gay Marriage Vote / New Year's Violence / Inauguration Logistics.” 01/02/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_233085FD34664C92A29420B5C52C0055>.
APA: Greater Boston; Gay Marriage Vote / New Year's Violence / Inauguration Logistics. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_233085FD34664C92A29420B5C52C0055
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