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Greater Boston; Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley

06/17/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley
Program Number

6/17/2009, 6/18/2009

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

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

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley,” 06/17/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4B73B7D0B1E9475F984651D135929476.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Tall Ships / Smoking Ban / Robert Curley.” 06/17/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <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
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