Greater Boston; Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley
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- Greater Boston
- Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley
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HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997
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Tall Ships A deal has been reached that will allow the Tall Ships to come to Boston, but without fireworks or grand parade. The event was in limbo because Mayor Tom Menino was concerned the city would unfairly have to cover the cost of providing public safety. Guests: Dusty Rhodes, Project Manager, Sail Boston; Jim Rooney, Executive director, Mass. Convention Center Authority; Julie Burns, Director of Tourism, City of Boston
Smoking Ban State lawmakers are considering an expanded smoking ban that would forbid smoking within 25 feet of of public doorways and windows. The proposal has once again lit up the struggle between civil liberties and public health. Guests: Rep. Theodore Speliotis, (D) Danvers; Stephen Helfer, Smoking Rights Advocate
Robert Curley The Ride, written by Boston Globe reporter Brian MacQuarrie, recalls the gruesome killing of 10-year old Jeffrey Curley. The book is the story of Jeffrey’s father, Robert Curley, and how he coped with the horrific event and became an outspoken critic of the death penalty. Guests: Robert Curley, Father of Jeffrey Curley
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- Chicago: “Greater Boston; Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley,” 06/17/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 24, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B73B7D0B1E9475F984651D135929476.
- MLA: “Greater Boston; Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley.” 06/17/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 24, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B73B7D0B1E9475F984651D135929476>.
- APA: Greater Boston; Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B73B7D0B1E9475F984651D135929476