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Greater Boston; Veterans / Video Games / Family of Secrets

11/11/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Veterans / Video Games / Family of Secrets
Program Number

11/10/2009, 11/11/2009

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

Veterans Gov. Deval Patrick will sign the legislation today broadening the state’s benefits and services for its veterans. The bill includes cash bonuses for military personnel who serve more than one tour and allows soldiers stationed overseas to cast ballots electronically. Guests: Dr. John Parrish, Executive Director, Home Base; Meg Vaillancourt, Executive Director, Red Sox Foundation; Rep. Harold Naughton, (D) Clinton.

Video Games The much-anticipated video game “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” hits the stores today and is expected to sell between 11 and 13 million copies by the end of the year. The game created controversy when footage from the game was leaked that showed innocent civilians being killed in an airport from a terrorist’s perspective. Guests: Nina Huntemann, Suffolk University.

Family of Secrets Investigative reporter Russ Baker discusses his new book on the Bush dynasty, Family of Secrets. Baker examines the network of financiers, oilmen, and intelligence operatives that helped shape the careers of both former President George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. Guests: Russ Baker, Author, Family of Secrets.

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Veterans / Video Games / Family of Secrets,” 11/11/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E6C3255223084115A9B5662000F4820E.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Veterans / Video Games / Family of Secrets.” 11/11/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E6C3255223084115A9B5662000F4820E>.
APA: Greater Boston; Veterans / Video Games / Family of Secrets. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E6C3255223084115A9B5662000F4820E
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