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Greater Boston; Gloucester Woes / "Storm Over Everest" / Bike Commuting

05/15/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Gloucester Woes / "Storm Over Everest" / Bike Commuting
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

Gloucester Woes Cities like Gloucester are facing tough economic times as local aid is diminishing. Some communities are pushing Proposition 2 1/2 property tax overrides to balance their budgets. Guests: Geoffrey Beckwith, Executive director, Mass. Municipal Association; Mayor Carolyn Kirk, Gloucester

"Storm Over Everest" David Breashears' newest documentary, "Storm Over Everest," retells the story of a disastrous ascent of Mt. Everest on May 10, 1996 when climbers from three teams got caught in an unexpected blizzard that left five dead. Guests: David Breashears, Filmmaker

Bike Commuting On Monday, Boston Mayor Tom Menino donned a blue track suit and kicked off "Bay State Bike Week." Menino has been trying to make Boston more bike-friendly since Bicycling Magazine ranked the city among the worst for cyclists in 1999. Guests: Nicole Freedman, Boston Bike Czar

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Gloucester Woes / "Storm Over Everest" / Bike Commuting,” 05/15/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A61F2D41A60405685DC323EB45F67D9.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Gloucester Woes / "Storm Over Everest" / Bike Commuting.” 05/15/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A61F2D41A60405685DC323EB45F67D9>.
APA: Greater Boston; Gloucester Woes / "Storm Over Everest" / Bike Commuting. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7A61F2D41A60405685DC323EB45F67D9
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