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Greater Boston; Balloon Boy / Debate Follow-Up / Justice

10/20/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Balloon Boy / Debate Follow-Up / Justice
Program Number

10/20/2009, 10/21/2009

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

Balloon Boy Colorado authorities claim that the story of a boy floating away in a giant helium balloon last Thursday is a hoax. Authorities say the stunt, two weeks in the planning, was a marketing ploy by Richard and Mayumi Heene, who met in acting school in Hollywood and have appeared on the ABC reality show ``Wife Swap.''

Guests: Wendy Murphy, Attorney; Jeffrey Denner, Attorney

Debate Follow-Up Last night, Councilor at Large Michael Flaherty and incumbent Mayor Tom Menino squared off in the last televised debate before election day. The candidates tussled over education, crime, development, and the city’s handling of public records.

Guests: Lawrence DiCara, Former Mayoral Candidate and City Councilor; Donovan Slack, Reporter, The Boston Globe

Justice Michael Sandel teaches one of Harvard’s most popular courses, Justice. In his new book, “Justice: What’s the right thing to do?” Sandel opens up his classroom, relating the big questions of political philosophy to the most vexing issues of our day.

Guests: Michael Sandel, Author

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Balloon Boy / Debate Follow-Up / Justice,” 10/20/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_509AD0A4289643F08AE449336D6205D4.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Balloon Boy / Debate Follow-Up / Justice.” 10/20/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_509AD0A4289643F08AE449336D6205D4>.
APA: Greater Boston; Balloon Boy / Debate Follow-Up / Justice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_509AD0A4289643F08AE449336D6205D4
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