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Greater Boston; The Night James Brown Saved Boston / Yang Jianli / WiFi Boston

03/31/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
The Night James Brown Saved Boston / Yang Jianli / WiFi Boston
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

Beat the Press 1) Hillary "misstatement" 2) Macklin, age discrimination suit 3) LA Times, Tupak Shakur story 4) Press packet - Fox Business-Jim Cramer, AP Entertainment jobs, Chelsea Clinton. Guests: Joe Sciacca, Boston Herald; Callie Crossley, Commentator; John Henning, Broadcaster; John Carroll, Beat the Press / Boston University

The Night James Brown Saved Boston The producers of a new documentary about the days following Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination and how a James Brown concert calmed the streets of Boston. Guests: David Leaf, Documentary director; Dick Flavin, Mayor Kevin White's press secretary; Bertram Alleyne, Community activist

Yang Jianli Former Chinese prisoner Yang Jianli discusses his plans for a 500-mile trek from Boston to Washington, DC. Dr. Yang will also discuss recent protests over China's human rights abuses and how it may affect the Olympic Games. Guests: Yang Jianli, Former Chinese political prisoner

WiFi Boston Today marked the “wire cutting” ceremony to kick off the OpenAirBoston   wireless pilot program. The pilot is part of Mayor Menino's Boston Wireless Initiative that he announced in 2006. Guests: Pam Reeve, CEO, Openairboston.net

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
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