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Boston: The Way It Was

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Program
Boston: The Way It Was
Program Description

This special takes viewers for a stroll down memory lane to look at life in post World War II Boston, Massachusetts. From interviews with people who lived through the 1930s and '40s, and rare archival film and still photos, the program highlights Scollay Square, The Old Howard, the South End jazz clubs, the Boston Braves, the famed Totem Pole, the roller coasters of Revere Beach, and more. Thomas O'Connor, Boston College history professor, hosts.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Boston: The Way It Was,” GBH Archives, accessed May 25, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_05F99E586A504F8E87BEE5D9D5168104.
MLA: “Boston: The Way It Was.” GBH Archives. Web. May 25, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_05F99E586A504F8E87BEE5D9D5168104>.
APA: Boston: The Way It Was. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_05F99E586A504F8E87BEE5D9D5168104
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