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24 Jun 2011

Steve MacDonald is a Firefighter and Public Information Officer for the Boston Fire Department, but he has also been heavily involved with the Fireworks Spectacular for many years. At the event, he is responsible for distributing credentials, working with the media, coordinating with the National Guard to set up the cannons, and assisting with the positioning of the fireworks barges in the Charles River.


21 Jun 2011

Photojournalist Bill Brett is a renowned artist, and spent much of his photographic career working for the Boston Globe. Since his retirement, he has published several photography books and has worked at many major Boston events, including the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, which he has been involved with since it began in 1974.


03 Jun 2011

Jack Bakey is the Coordinator of Public Safety for the City of Cambridge. During the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, he works with the police to manage parking, vendors, and crowds in Cambridge. He has been involved with public safety at the celebration since its beginning in 1974.


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