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Neighborhoods; World Halfball Tournament

08/28/1984


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Series
Neighborhoods
Program
World Halfball Tournament
Program Number

101

Series Description

Broadcast in September 1984 and May 1985

A series of 10 documentaries profiling various Boston neighborhoods. The program deals with subjects as "The World Halfball Tournament" in Charlestown. Other neighborhoods such as Hyde Park, Roslindale, Allston, East Boston and Roxbury are highlighted. Produced by Howard Husock. Co-production of WGBH and Cablevision of Boston.

See September 1984 and May 1985 Dial Program Guides for more information. Series release date: 1984

Program Description

Program focuses on Jackie Sullivan, World Halfball Commissioner, and his efforts to organize the 1983 World Halfball Tournament in Charlestown, MA. The program also centers on the demographic, economic, and housing and urban redevelopment changes underway in Charlestown in 1983. Participants include: Jackie Sullivan, World Halfball Commissioner; Florence Johnson, Bunker Hill Museum; Michael Killion, Public Facilities Department, City of Boston; Mon O’Shea, Bunker Hill Community College; and Charlestown residents: Bob and Gail O’Neill, John F. Kelly, Bruce and Andrea Garr, Paul Tucker, William Griffin, and Robert “Peanuts” Griffin.

Produced and directed by Howard Husock, 1983.

Series Description: A series of 10 documentaries profiling various Boston neighborhoods. The program deals with subjects as "The World Halfball Tournament" in Charlestown. Other neighborhoods such as Hyde Park, Roslindale, Allston, East Boston and Roxbury are highlighted.

Duration

00:28:25

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Local Communities
Creators
Husock, Howard (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Neighborhoods; World Halfball Tournament,” 08/28/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7AEBCCF8C7844E62826FA4071BF4FF63.
MLA: “Neighborhoods; World Halfball Tournament.” 08/28/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7AEBCCF8C7844E62826FA4071BF4FF63>.
APA: Neighborhoods; World Halfball Tournament. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7AEBCCF8C7844E62826FA4071BF4FF63
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