Wednesday, July 6: New Bedford Mayor Scott Lang

WGBH 89.7 The Emily Rooney Show

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What will it take to restore the old whaling city of New Bedford to the thriving metropolis it once was? A casino? Easements on the struggling fishing industry? Or the realization of a long-promised high speed rail connection between the south coast and the state’s capitol? New Bedford Mayor Scott Lang joins us with some insight into where his city is headed – and hopefully – some hints about his future plans.