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Frank Rose, author of West of Eden sat down to talk with Steve Burns. His book tells the dramatic tale of the power struggle for apple in the 1980s, the same struggle that eventually led to Steve Jobs’ dismissal.
We’re taking a look at the diverse industry of gaming and gambling. They can form the identity of cities and states, and change their communities for better or worse. Opinions are split on whether gambling is a good thing. Supporters say casinos create jobs and bring in revenue. Opponents see an increase in corruption [...]
Severe Weather After tornadoes kill four in central Mass, You Are Here examines various types of severe weather. Maria Spiridigliozzi explores emergency procedures. Satenik Karapetyan looks at the science behind these tornadoes. Producer Kyna Doles reports on the severe river floods in the Midwest. Ying Lin looks at the devastating hurricanes in various parts of [...]
Politician Scandals With a number of sex scandals involving prominent politicians hitting the news at once, You Are Here examines the media and public’s fascination with these stories. Joseph Leahy provides historical context, reflecting on past scandals, including the Monica Lewinsky story. Samantha Edwards looks at the various scandals in the Kennedy family. Cameron Wong [...]
Osama Bin Laden After the killing of Osama Bin Laden, You Are Here examines the aftermath. Cameron Wong looks at the international reactions to his death, and Mike Lamia delves into the inevitable conspiracy theories. April Baker explores the effect of Bin Laden’s death on US politics, and Satenik Karapetyan looks at the effect on [...]
This week we keep it local by sharing the stories of Bostonians leading unique lives here in the city.
By Nicholas Garlow – May 2, 2011 Behind the Scenes at the TD Garden Every year, 3.5 million people visit the TD Garden. Every day, the staff at the Garden is preparing and executing events for those fans. The behind the scenes staff at the Garden makes it happen. I had the opportunity to speak [...]
Reporters reflect on the ways in which Americans travel, both nationally and globally, in ways which benefit both mankind as well as the environment. We discuss traveling to promote peace, education, and environmentally sustainability, as well as to join relief efforts and tell the stories.
As spring sunshine peeks through the clouds here in Boston, the harvesting of fruits and vegetables begins all over New England. But are Americans nationwide eating the right amount of healthy, nutritious foods?
Sports may not be everyone’s favorite, but there’s no doubt that they have a huge impact on American culture. This week our reporters examine some of the top sports such as baseball, basketball, football, and hockey, discussing upcoming playoffs, lockouts, and cultural influences.