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Group, The; Obesity drug "Redux"


5/9/96 Fat Drug

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Group, The
Obesity drug "Redux"
Series Description

Nightly public affairs roundtable featuring rotating group of Boston area residents discussing topics drawn from the news. Each program will open with a short produced piece introducing the topic, then join the discussion in progress. No host, panelists are drawn from group of 30-40 people from all walks of life in the Boston community.

SERIES PREMIERED NOV 1991; DISCONTINUED AS OF JAN 1996 Series release date: 11/1991

Program Description

Panelists: George Blackburn, Obesity specialist/Chief, Surgical metabolism and nutrition, Deaconess Hospital; JoAnn Manson, Physician and FDA adviser Director of Women's Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Margery Eagan, Columnist, Boston Herald; Callie Crossley, producer, ABC News 20/20; Richard Cohen, Nutritional medicine specialist, Physician.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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