Is WGBH Dropping "Open Source"? - 2

Sat Jun 23 09:58:22 EDT 2007

I just finished reading Howie Carr's book, "The Brothers Bulger" [I bought
it on paperback]. 
He claims that Lydon had his 10 p.m. news show dropped after a controversial
news report on Whitey Bulger. 
He also quotes Lydon in the book, which was interesting because he always
makes fun of Lydon's speaking style.
I have lent the book out to a family member, so I can't look it up and quote
from it. But, it was something like that. 

Tony Schinella

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Aaron Read
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Subject: Is WGBH Dropping "Open Source"? - 2

Yes it's rare, but Lydon's already done it once, Laurence - I vaguely 
remember his departure from WGBH-TV wasn't exactly smooth, either.   Yet 
he managed to get WGBH-radio to help him launch a new national show.

Admittedly, Lydon's tenure on WGBH TV ended many years ago (late 1980's, 

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