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Group, The; welfare reform debate


8/8/95 Welfare

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Group, The
welfare reform debate
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: Paul Peterson, director, Center for American Political Studies, Harvard University; Jeffrey Miron, professor of economics, Boston University; Julie Wilson, lecturer in public policy, Kennedy School of Government; Ann Withorn, professor of social policy, UMass Boston; Fern Marx, senior researcher, Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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