Beacon Hill Crash Course
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- Beacon Hill Crash Course
- Program Description
Unit One Productions program hosted by Nick French. Program examines current (1969) fiscal and organizational challenges facing the Massachusetts Statehouse and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Specific issues of: welfare; governmental reorganization; auto insurance; the cutback in house membership; and taxes, are examined in panel discussions featuring political officials from around the state. Welfare: Edgar Mills of the Christian Science Monitor moderates discussion between Sen. Beryl Cohen, Democrat from Brookline and Rep. Joseph Brett, Democrat of Quincy. Restructuring of state government: Edgar Mills moderates discussion between Dr. Robert Marsden of the State Planning Office and Sen. Kevin Harrington, Democrat from Salem. Cutbacks to house membership: Edgar Mills moderates discussion between Rep. Mary Newman, Republican of Cambridge and Robert Quinn, House Speaker, Democrat of Boston. Auto insurance: Edgar Mills moderates discussion between Rep. Michael Dukakis, Democrat of Brookline and Professor David Sargent of Suffolk University. Taxes: Edgar Mills moderates discussion between Sen. George Kenneally, Democrat of Boston and Frank Zeo of Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation. Produced by Nicholas French and directed by Russ Morash. Color, 1969.
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- Media Type
- Talk Show
- Chicago: “Beacon Hill Crash Course,” 01/13/1969, GBH Archives, accessed March 2, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9BD53AFC8C94FDCBAC0AD1FE1CC3EAD.
- MLA: “Beacon Hill Crash Course.” 01/13/1969. GBH Archives. Web. March 2, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9BD53AFC8C94FDCBAC0AD1FE1CC3EAD>.
- APA: Beacon Hill Crash Course. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C9BD53AFC8C94FDCBAC0AD1FE1CC3EAD