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Group, The; Creating fictional characters


4/22/96 Fictional Characters

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Group, The
Creating fictional characters
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: David Rosenbaum, Critic, Improper Bostonian, Author, Sasha's Trick; Monica Collins, Television columnist, Boston Herald; Thomas Perry, author, Dance for the Dead; Lynda LaPlante, author, Prime Suspect and Cold Shoulder.

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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