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Greater Boston; Toll Hikes / Santa Claus in Baghdad / The Assassin's Accomplice

11/17/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Toll Hikes / Santa Claus in Baghdad / The Assassin's Accomplice
Program Number

11/17/2008, 11/18/2008

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

Toll Hikes On Friday, the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority board voted 4 to 1 to raise tolls. The Turnpike Authority recently approved 25-cent and 50-cent toll hikes in January. Guests: Mary Connaughton, Board Member, Mass. Turnpike Authority; Michael Widmer, President, Mass. Taxpayers Foundation

Santa Claus in Baghdad Holliston filmmaker Raouf Zaki discusses his recent film "Santa Claus in Baghdad." To make the film, Zaki had to transform New England locations to look like the streets of Baghdad. Guests: Raouf Zaki, Director, "Santa Claus in Baghdad"

The Assassin's Accomplice Author Kate Clifford Larson discusses her new book, "The Assassin's Accomplice." Surratt, the first woman executed by the United States government, was a Confederate sympathizer and was executed for her role in the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln.

Guests: Kate Clifford Larson, Author, The Assassin's Accomplice

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Toll Hikes / Santa Claus in Baghdad / The Assassin's Accomplice,” 11/17/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB1C2E6F9B0C4BC4A281AFCBEA3AAEEA.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Toll Hikes / Santa Claus in Baghdad / The Assassin's Accomplice.” 11/17/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB1C2E6F9B0C4BC4A281AFCBEA3AAEEA>.
APA: Greater Boston; Toll Hikes / Santa Claus in Baghdad / The Assassin's Accomplice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB1C2E6F9B0C4BC4A281AFCBEA3AAEEA
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