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Join hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan for a smart local conversation with leaders and thinkers shaping Boston and New England. We feature our favorite conversation from each show. To hear the full show, please visit wgbhnews.org/bpr To share your opinion, email bpr@wgbh.org or call 877-301-8970 during the live broadcast from 11AM-2PM.

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Join hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan for a smart local conversation with leaders and thinkers shaping Boston and New England. We feature our favorite conversation from each show. To hear the full show, please visit wgbhnews.org/bpr To share your opinion, email bpr@wgbh.org or call 877-301-8970 during the live broadcast from 11AM-2PM.

    BPR Full Show 1/27/20: Walking the Tightrope

    BPR Full Show 1/27/20: Walking the Tightrope

    Today on Boston Public Radio:

    Michael Curry and Jennifer Braceras discussed revelations in a forthcoming book from former National Security Advisor John Bolton, and what to expect from Monday’s impeachment proceedings. Curry is senior vice president and general counsel at Mass League of Community Health Centers, and a member of the National NAACP Board of Directors. Braceras is a political columnist, senior fellow with the Independent Women’s Forum, and a former Commissioner of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

    NBC Sports Boston commentator Trenni Kusnierek spoke on the legacy of Kobe Bryant, who died on Sunday.

    Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn discussed their latest book, “Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope.”

    Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett Price, hosts of WGBH’s All Rev’d Up, discussed the life of Kobe Bryant, and a case before the Supreme Court that could alter the separation of of church and state in the U.S.

    We aired live audio from Monday’s impeachment proceedings. 

    • 2 uur 47 min.
    BPR Full Show 1/24/20: If You Don't Know, Now You Know

    BPR Full Show 1/24/20: If You Don't Know, Now You Know

    Today on Boston Public Radio:

    Attorney General Maura Healey stopped by the Boston Public Radio studio for our monthly “Ask the AG” series.

    Emily Rooney, host of WGBH News' Beat The Press, joined us for her famous list of fixations and fulminations.

    Under the Radar host Callie Crossley discussed Cambridge becoming the fourth Massachusetts city to ban the use of facial recognition technology, and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries quoting Biggie Smalls in the Senate impeachment trial.

    • 1 u. 41 min.
    BPR Full Show 1/23/20: Nadler Rolls the Tapes

    BPR Full Show 1/23/20: Nadler Rolls the Tapes

    Today on Boston Public Radio:

    MSNBC “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd discussed impeachment and the 2020 election.

    Media maven Sue O’Connell recapped Hillary Clinton’s statements on Bernie Sanders, and criticisms of Pete Buttigieg’s campaign from within the LGBTQ community. 

    We opened our lines to talk with listeners about your thoughts on the Senate impeachment trial. 

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker joined us for our monthly “Ask the Mayor” segment. 

    We aired live audio from day four of the Senate impeachment trial. 

    • 2 uur 49 min.
    BPR Full Show 1/22/20: To Direct the Whirlwind

    BPR Full Show 1/22/20: To Direct the Whirlwind

    Today on Boston Public Radio:

    We opened our lines to talk with callers about their thoughts on the ongoing Senate impeachment trial.

    M.I.T. economist Jon Gruber discussed the economics of paid parental leave, and took questions from callers. 

    Medical ethicist Art Caplan discussed Trump administration rollbacks to Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules, and ICE detainees on hunger strike in Louisiana.  

    CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed the ongoing impeachment trial, and recapped Monday’s gun-rights rally in Virginia. 

    We aired live audio from day three of the Senate impeachment trial.

    • 2 uur 47 min.
    BPR Full Show 1/21/20: Playing by the Rules

    BPR Full Show 1/21/20: Playing by the Rules

    Today on Boston Public Radio:

    We opened our lines to talk with callers about impeachment, ahead of Tuesday's Senate trial. 

    NBC Sports Boston reporter Trenni Kusnierek discussed Tom Brady’s free agent status, the Red Sox’s handling of now ex-manager Alex Cora, and a labor agreement for WNBA players that’s been called “historic.”

    Former Suffolk County Sheriff and Secretary of Public Safety Andrea Cabral discussed the upcoming impeachment trial, and debated whether inmates ought to be able to document the conditions of prisons. 

    We aired live audio of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s opening statements in the Senate impeachment trial. 

    We re-opened lines to talk with listeners about impeachment. 

    We aired live audio of the Senate impeachment trial. 

    • 2 uur 49 min.
    BPR Full Show 1/20/20: A Senate Trial Starts, Australia's Devastating Wildfires, And Diego's Unstoppable Libido

    BPR Full Show 1/20/20: A Senate Trial Starts, Australia's Devastating Wildfires, And Diego's Unstoppable Libido

    Today on Boston Public Radio:


    John Nucci and Jennifer Horn joined us for a politics round-table, and discussed the impending senate impeachment trial. John Nucci is Vice President of External Affairs at Suffolk University and Jennifer Horn is the former chair of the New Hampshire Republican Party.
    We opened the lines to hear from listeners about whether they will be tuning into the senate impeachment trial, which is set to start on Tuesday.
    Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett G Price III joined us to honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader and U.S. Representative John Lewis.
    Bob Thompson reviewed CNN's problematic handling of the recent Democratic debate, and discussed other TV and entertainment news.
    Naturalist Sy Montgomery gave an update on the wildfires ravaging Australia's diverse ecosystems, and other headlines from the animal kingdom, including how one tortoise named Diego had so much sex he saved his species from extinction.
    Tech writer Andy Ihnatko discussed a recent legal win in Massachusetts seeking documents from Facebook regarding their dealings with Cambridge Analytica.

    • 2 uur 45 min.

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