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Greater Boston; Wal-Mart Profits / Conservative Radio / Michael Crichton Obit

11/06/2008


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Greater Boston
Program
Wal-Mart Profits / Conservative Radio / Michael Crichton Obit
Program Number

11/5/2008, 11/6/2008

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

Wal-Mart Profits  The megastore Wal-Mart is reporting profits while other major retailers are reporting a disastrous October. Poor sales during October heightens concerns about the November-December holiday shopping period which can account for as much as 50% of merchants annual profits and sales.

Guests: Bruce Weinberg, Bentley University; Nancy Koehn, Harvard Business School

Conservative Radio Barack Obama's election could mean changes are coming for right-wing radio hosts. While many radio hosts are groaning about the election of Obama, there is a lot more to talk about with a Democrat in charge. Guests: Michele McPhee, WTKK-FM; Michael Graham, WTKK-FM

Michael Crichton Obit Author Michael Crichton died of cancer on Tuesday in Los Angeles at age 66. Although trained as a doctor, Crichton became a widely successful author whose works explored a variety of moral and political problems. His books include "Jurassic Park," "Congo," "The Lost World," "The Andromeda Strain" and "Rising Sun." Guests: Ty Burr , The Boston Globe; Jared Boston, Greater Boston

Duration

00:28:30

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Broadcast program

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Video

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News Report
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Local Communities
News
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