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Greater Boston; Uzi Death / Plum Island Homes / National Geographic Photographer

12/04/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Uzi Death / Plum Island Homes / National Geographic Photographer
Program Number

12/4/2008, 12/5/2008

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

Uzi Death A western Massachusetts police chief and gun club were indicted on involuntary manslaughter charges in the death of an 8-year-old boy. In October, Christopher Bizilj of Ashford, Connecticut, shot himself in the head when he lost control of an Uzi submachine gun at a gun fair. Guests: Brian Camenker, President, Mass. Resistance; Wendy Murphy, Attorney

Plum Island Homes About 1,200 homes are on Plum Island and 90 of them are vulnerable to erosion from exposure to the oceanfront.Geologists say the threat of erosion has worsened because of because the Army Corps of Engineers has ignored two jetties at the mouth of the Merrimack River. Guests: Arrietta Chakos, Harvard University; Deerin Babb-Brott, Asst. Secretary for Ocean and Coastal Zone Management

National Geographic Photographer Brian Skerry is a contributing photojournalist for National Geographic Magazine. Skerry is best known for his style that combines expressive imagery and elusive animal behavior. Guests: Brian Skerry, Photographer, National Geographic

Duration

00:24:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Uzi Death / Plum Island Homes / National Geographic Photographer,” 12/04/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A280E75A4734D4ABFC1C480FE190ADF.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Uzi Death / Plum Island Homes / National Geographic Photographer.” 12/04/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A280E75A4734D4ABFC1C480FE190ADF>.
APA: Greater Boston; Uzi Death / Plum Island Homes / National Geographic Photographer. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6A280E75A4734D4ABFC1C480FE190ADF
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