WGBH Openvault

Greater Boston; Breast Cancer / Anti-Bullying Law / Elephant Law

11/17/2009


License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Series
Greater Boston
Program
Breast Cancer / Anti-Bullying Law / Elephant Law
Program Number

11/16/2009, 11/17/2009

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

Breast Cancer A controversial new government report suggests women may not need mammograms until age 50 and says there is no benefit to performing self-exams for breast cancer. The report breaks with position of the American Cancer Society which recommends screening for breast cancer at age 40. Guests: Dr. Mehra Golshan, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Dr. Daniel Kopans, Mass. General Hospital; Lisa Soulier, Breast Cancer Patient.

Anti-Bullying Law In April, an 11-year old Springfield boy committed suicide following relentless teasing from his classmates. This week, lawmakers are holding hearings on several bills that would force schools to respond more effectively to bullying among students. Guests: Sirdeaner Walker, Mother of Bully Victim; Brigitte Berman, Bully Victim; Robert Trestan, Civil Rights Attorney, Anti-Defamation League.

Elephant Law State lawmakers and animal rights activists are pushing to ban the use of bullhooks on elephants kept or put on display in Massachusetts. Guests: Nicole Paquette, Sr. Vice President, Born Free USA.

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Breast Cancer / Anti-Bullying Law / Elephant Law,” 11/17/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_69B72BCB7684497CA6E5E8407AE96630.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Breast Cancer / Anti-Bullying Law / Elephant Law.” 11/17/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_69B72BCB7684497CA6E5E8407AE96630>.
APA: Greater Boston; Breast Cancer / Anti-Bullying Law / Elephant Law. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_69B72BCB7684497CA6E5E8407AE96630
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.