Did WBZ-TV cross the line on July 4th concerning public safety?

Sid Schweiger sids1045@aol.com
Sat Jul 7 18:11:48 EDT 2012

The local audience was not misled at all.  Jack Williams stated explicitly that the 1812 Overture would be aired from a tape of the July 3d rehearsal.  Jack and Lisa Hughes briefly discussed the last time the July 4th concert was disrupted by weather.

However, after 10PM the network audience was not told.

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On Jul 7, 2012, at 5:12 PM, Kevin Vahey <kvahey@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been told WBZ RADIO was truthful on what was happening at the shell.
> I stand corrected.
> However - the TV audience was definitely mislead and the national audience
> was even led to believe the Pops played the 1812 on the 4th.
> The 4th concert as conceived by Arthur Fiedler has been ruined by CBS
> Television who simply want a nice 60 minute package at 10 PM. I don't blame
> WBZ-TV for this as they are following orders from New York. However the
> concert was far better when carried by WGBH and later WCVB. ( and shown
> nationally on A&E )

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