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Greater Boston; Michael Flaherty / OxyContin / Center Stage

11/05/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Michael Flaherty / OxyContin / Center Stage
Program Number

11/4/2009, 11/5/2009

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

Michael Flaherty Councilor at Large Michael F. Flaherty Jr., lost Tuesday’s mayoral race 57 percent to 42 percent. He says he is going to remain involved in politics and continue to press the issues he raised in his campaign. Guest: Michael Flaherty, Former Mayoral Candidate.

OxyContin A new state report says the abuse of drugs such as oxycontin and heroin have reached epidemic proportions. The panel made 20 recommendations, including: toughening prescription monitoring programs and limiting criminal sanctions against substance abuser who seeks medical help. Guests: Sen. Steven Tolman, (D) Boston; Michael Bare, Former Addict.

Center Stage Center Stage looks at three new shows, "Dead Man's Cell Phone," "Speed the Plow" and "The Taming of the Shrew." Guests: Jared Bowen, Greater Boston; Terry Byrne, Theater Critic.

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Michael Flaherty / OxyContin / Center Stage,” 11/05/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3BE989DE6AB74584A9151B345D451028.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Michael Flaherty / OxyContin / Center Stage.” 11/05/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3BE989DE6AB74584A9151B345D451028>.
APA: Greater Boston; Michael Flaherty / OxyContin / Center Stage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3BE989DE6AB74584A9151B345D451028
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