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Lisa Wong, Mayor of Fitchburg

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For the first time in its 243-year history, Fitchburg has elected a minority mayor. Lisa Wong, a daughter of Chinese immigrants, is 28 years old and a newcomer to the world of politics.

On her first campaign for municipal office, Wong unseated a four-term City Councilor to become the Mayor of Fitchburg.

Fitchburg's Mayor-elect Lisa Wong joins WBUR's Bob Oakes for a conversation about her victory and her plans for the city.

This program aired on November 8, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

Bob Oakes Twitter Host, Morning Edition
Bob Oakes has been WBUR's Morning Edition anchor since 1992.


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