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Greater Boston; Federal Stimulus Package / Baseball Steroids / Revolutionary Road Star

02/17/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Federal Stimulus Package / Baseball Steroids / Revolutionary Road Star
Program Number

2/17/2009, 2/18/2009

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

Federal Stimulus Package President Obama is expected to sign a $787 billion economic stimulus bill into law this afternoon. The bill includes about $300 billion in tax breaks for individuals and businesses, $250 billion in aid for states and individuals, and $200 billion for infrastructure repairs and maintenance. Guests: Simon Johnson, MIT Sloan School of Management; John Osbon, Founder, Osbon Capital Management; Nariman Behravesh, Chief Economist, IHS Global Insight

Baseball Steroids Last week, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez became the latest athletic superstar to be linked to steroid use in baseball. Rodriguez confessed to ESPN that he had used performance enhancers from 2001 to 2003 while playing for the Texas Rangers. Guests: Michael Jones, Law Professor, UMass Lowell; Stephen Freyer, President, Freyer Management Associates

Revolutionary Road Star Jared Bowen recently sat down with Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon, star of Revolutionary Road. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role as John Givings, the film’s dark voice of reason. Guests: Jared Bowen, Greater Boston

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Federal Stimulus Package / Baseball Steroids / Revolutionary Road Star,” 02/17/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A8612FC4F25A49879B4913E864B0DFDB.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Federal Stimulus Package / Baseball Steroids / Revolutionary Road Star.” 02/17/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A8612FC4F25A49879B4913E864B0DFDB>.
APA: Greater Boston; Federal Stimulus Package / Baseball Steroids / Revolutionary Road Star. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A8612FC4F25A49879B4913E864B0DFDB
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