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Group, The; Politics and the gender gap


5/6/96 Gender Gap

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Group, The
Politics and the gender gap
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: William Mayer, ID Author, The Divided Democrats ; Professor of political science, Northeastern University; Rachelle Cohen, Editorial page editor, Boston Herald; Leslie Goodman, Deputy chief of staff for Governor Pete Wilson; Elizabeth Sherman, director, Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy, UMass Boston; Kathy Whitmire, former Mayor of Houston, Texas, President and CEO.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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