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Group, The; Basic Instinct


3/30/92 Basic Instinct

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Group, The
Basic Instinct
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: Bill Cook, Professor of English, Dartmouth College; Boomer Kennedy, Owner, Chicago Auto; Christopher Ricks, Professor of English, Boston University; Michael Blowen, Columnist, The Boston Globe; Kate Mattes, owner, Kate's Mystery Books.

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Broadcast program

Media Type


Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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