Greater Boston; The Night James Brown Saved Boston / Yang Jianli / WiFi Boston
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- Greater Boston
- The Night James Brown Saved Boston / Yang Jianli / WiFi Boston
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HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997
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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
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- MLA: “Greater Boston; The Night James Brown Saved Boston / Yang Jianli / WiFi Boston.” 03/31/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 26, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D9F6505499D4409A8F2B2E44507892A7>.
- APA: Greater Boston; The Night James Brown Saved Boston / Yang Jianli / WiFi Boston. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D9F6505499D4409A8F2B2E44507892A7