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Greater Boston; Zoo Controversy / Transgender Bill / Shear Madness

07/13/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Zoo Controversy / Transgender Bill / Shear Madness
Program Number

7/10/2009, 7/13/2009

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

Zoo Controversy Gov. Deval Patrick today criticized officials at Zoo New England for falsely claiming the Franklin Park Zoo and the Stone Zoo would have to close and some animals would be euthanized because of budget cuts. Guests: Lt. Gov. Tim Murray, (D) Massachusetts

Transgender Bill The legislature is considering a bill banning discrimination against transgendered people. If passed, it will add “gender identity and expression” to the state’s discrimination and hate crime laws. Guests: Gunner Scott, Director, Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition; Todd Feinburg, Talk Show Host, WRKO-AM

Shear Madness It’s a Boston original and now one for the record books. Jared Bowen takes us behind the success of “Shear Madness”, the longest running non-musical play in U.S. theater history. 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; Zoo Controversy / Transgender Bill / Shear Madness,” 07/13/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B259335B1A8849AE81C404DCE981825B.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Zoo Controversy / Transgender Bill / Shear Madness.” 07/13/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B259335B1A8849AE81C404DCE981825B>.
APA: Greater Boston; Zoo Controversy / Transgender Bill / Shear Madness. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B259335B1A8849AE81C404DCE981825B
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