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Group, The; Comet Hyakutake


3/26/96 Comet Hyakutake

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Group, The
Comet Hyakutake
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: Kelly Beatty, Senior editor, Sky and Telescope; Heidi Hammel, Research scientist, MIT; Kenneth Brecher, Professor of physics and astronomy, Boston University; Brian Marsden, Smithsonian astronomer; Associate Director of Planetary Sciences, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; Daniel Green, Astronomer, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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