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Greater Boston; Madoff Sentenced / Michael Jackson / Idiot America

06/29/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Madoff Sentenced / Michael Jackson / Idiot America
Program Number

6/29/2009, 6/30/2009

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

Madoff Sentenced Bernard Madoff, who masterminded a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, will be sentenced in a New York courtroom today. He faces up to 150 years in prison. Guests: Lawrence Velvel, Dean, Massachusetts School of Law; George Christin, Special Education Teacher

Michael Jackson In yesterday’s Boston Globe, Morris wrote a commentary on Michael Jackson, “For blacks, Jackson’s struggles mirrored their own.” Guests: Wesley Morris, Film Critic, The Boston Globe

Idiot America Idiot America is written by journalist Charles Pierce. The book is an angry takedown of a culture that he believes has become so anti-intellectual that democracy itself is threatened. Guests: Charles Pierce, Author, Idiot America

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Madoff Sentenced / Michael Jackson / Idiot America,” 06/29/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6B241854DBF8419A95CC45CA639376B6.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Madoff Sentenced / Michael Jackson / Idiot America.” 06/29/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6B241854DBF8419A95CC45CA639376B6>.
APA: Greater Boston; Madoff Sentenced / Michael Jackson / Idiot America. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6B241854DBF8419A95CC45CA639376B6
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