Host Emily Rooney and guests examine the news of the day, offering in-depth analysis and local perspectives. Greater Boston airs weeknights at 7pm on WGBH 2 and online. Watch segments anytime at WGBHnews.org.:
"Black Prophetic Fire": Provocative political activist Cornel West on the state of Black America in the era of Obama.
Emily Rooney sits down with Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry for an extended interview about his Boston roots, his creative process, and his turbulent relationship with flamboyant frontman, Steven Tyler.
Tune in to Greater Boston next week for Emily Rooney's one-on-one interview with Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry. You can see him yourself this weekend at The Paper Store in Framingham, where he’ll sign copies of his new memoir.
In 1967, Hollywood thrust the issue of interracial marriage into the spotlight with the Academy Award winning film, “Guess Who's Coming to Dinner,” starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn and Sidney Poitier. The film tells the story of a liberal San Francisco couple reconciling their private views about race. Now, a formidable pair of television stars are taking the stage in a re-make. WGBH News Arts Editor Jared Bowen was at the opening last night, and chats about the new reboot, and how it translates to the stage. Watch more of Jared's conversation with stars Jamal Warner and Julia Duffy about honesty, comedy, and the making of this production.