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Greater Boston; President Obama / Mass. Impact / Boogie Man

11/05/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
President Obama / Mass. Impact / Boogie Man
Program Number

11/5/2008, 11/6/2008

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

President Obama Barack Obama's historic victory last night opened a new chapter in America's history, while closing an old one. By electing the its first African-American president, the country took a huge step towards shattering the racial barrier. Guests: Callie Crossley, Greater Boston; Lani Guinier, Harvard Law School

Mass. Impact Obama's election could have a broad political impact on Massachusetts if he taps Gov. Deval Patrick and Sen. John Kerry to join his administration. The possible departures of Patrick and Kerry, combined with Sen. Kennedy's poor health, could create a political vacuum in Massachusetts. Guests: Rob Gray, Republican strategist; Jeremy Jacobs, PolitickerMA.com

Boogie Man Next Tuesday, PBS's "Frontline" will air "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story" about the former political operative. The documentary explores Atwater's impact on modern politics and how he changed the conduct of political campaigns. Guests: Stefan Forbes, Producer, "Boogie Man"

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; President Obama / Mass. Impact / Boogie Man,” 11/05/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5019F7C5E134C99A8A976DC2AD988D0.
MLA: “Greater Boston; President Obama / Mass. Impact / Boogie Man.” 11/05/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5019F7C5E134C99A8A976DC2AD988D0>.
APA: Greater Boston; President Obama / Mass. Impact / Boogie Man. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D5019F7C5E134C99A8A976DC2AD988D0
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