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Michael Ambrosino’s Show; Boston at Dawn

A series hosted by producer Michael Ambrosino. This program is a cinema-verité type look at Boston in the early morning.

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Michael Ambrosino’s Show
Boston at Dawn
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Series of programs intended to highlight communities in the Greater Boston Area as well as to encourage local citizens to become more involved with community activities. Series release date: 1969

Program Description

A record of the city at dawn: a spectacular sunrise followed by looking at the Harbor, highway construction, the morning rush hour, the downtown and business districts, Chinatown, the North End, Haymarket, Massachusetts Ave., the Prudential Center, City Hall, the Mystic River Bridge, Chelsea, Back Bay and the Charles River. We see early morning strollers, on duty police, kids on the way to school, joggers, bumper to bumper drivers, seamen and housewives out for a bargain.



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Broadcast program

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Social Issues
Local Communities
Chicago: “Michael Ambrosino’s Show; Boston at Dawn,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 3, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EED746ECD0E4F2CBB27386C76E5B725.
MLA: “Michael Ambrosino’s Show; Boston at Dawn.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 3, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EED746ECD0E4F2CBB27386C76E5B725>.
APA: Michael Ambrosino’s Show; Boston at Dawn. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EED746ECD0E4F2CBB27386C76E5B725
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