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Greater Boston; Politics / Downtown Crossing / The Perfect Villain

10/27/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Politics / Downtown Crossing / The Perfect Villain
Program Number

10/24/2008, 10/27/2008

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

Politics Last month, Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin predicted an "extraordinary" voter turnout this November. Galvin kicked off a voter registration drive last month and said he hoped to add 100,000 new voters by the Oct. 15th deadline. Guests: William Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth

Downtown Crossing Downtown Crossing has become a haven for teenagers who flood the area to shop, meet or just hang out. Police patrols have increased in Downtown Crossing following outbreaks of youth violence earlier this month. Guests: Emmett Folgert, Dorchester Youth Collaborative; Randi Lathrop, Boston Redevelopment Authority

The Perfect Villain Author Gary Chafetz discusses his new book, "The Perfect Villain: John McCain and the Demonization of Lobbyist Jack Abramoff." Chafetz argues that Abramoff was not guilty of the charges of defrauding Native American tribes. Instead, Chafetz claims Abramoff was smeared by Sen. McCain, "The Washington Post" and the Justice Department. Guests: Gary Chafetz, Author, The Perfect Villain

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Politics / Downtown Crossing / The Perfect Villain,” 10/27/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56DCF45BBCDB497AB894D27B8E7668B2.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Politics / Downtown Crossing / The Perfect Villain.” 10/27/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56DCF45BBCDB497AB894D27B8E7668B2>.
APA: Greater Boston; Politics / Downtown Crossing / The Perfect Villain. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56DCF45BBCDB497AB894D27B8E7668B2
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