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Group, The; Obesity


10/23/95 Fat and Health

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Group, The
Series Description

Nightly public affairs roundtable featuring rotating group of Boston area residents discussing topics drawn from the news. Each program will open with a short produced piece introducing the topic, then join the discussion in progress. No host, panelists are drawn from group of 30-40 people from all walks of life in the Boston community.

SERIES PREMIERED NOV 1991; DISCONTINUED AS OF JAN 1996 Series release date: 11/1991

Program Description

Panelists: Lillian Sonnenberg, Dietician and nutritionist, Sr. Manager, Outpatient Nutrition Service, M.G.H.; Rita Losee, Author, Waist Management Playbook; Callie Crossley, producer, ABC News 20/20; George Blackburn, Obesity specialist/Chief, Surgical metabolism and nutrition, Deaconess Hospital; Jo Ann Manson, Physician and FDA adviser, Director of Women's Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Group, The; Obesity,” 10/23/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 20, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5C90A4A74FFD452F803B29F79AC1AF86.
MLA: “Group, The; Obesity.” 10/23/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 20, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5C90A4A74FFD452F803B29F79AC1AF86>.
APA: Group, The; Obesity. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5C90A4A74FFD452F803B29F79AC1AF86
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