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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

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Episodes

Special Hour: Stories Of Triumph Over Adversity

11/25/2020
We bring you some of our favorite stories of triumph over adversity, from a man who stayed up late nights in prison so he could get a college degree, to a gay Muslim boy in South Yorkshire, England who grew up to be a global fashion icon.

Duration:00:58:30

Dr. Fauci Makes The Case For The Coronavirus Vaccine To Roxbury

11/25/2020
Surveys show people of color are the most hesitant to take a vaccine against the coronavirus. Plus, Amy Traverso is an unabashed apple fan, and the author of a newly revised and updated "The Apple Lover's Cookbook."

Duration:00:47:31

The Coast Guard Calls Off The Search For The Emmy Rose Fishing Vessel

11/25/2020
The Maine-based groundfishing vessel went missing off the coast of Provincetown early Monday morning.

Duration:00:01:36

Host Tiziana Dearing Reflects On A Thanksgiving Unlike Any Other

11/25/2020
Host Tiziana Dearing reflect on a Thanksgiving unlike any other -- which comes in the middle of a pandemic and a reckoning about who we are as a people, and what we stand for.

Duration:00:02:56

Looking To Get A Coronavirus Test This Thanksgiving? Expect A Long Line

11/25/2020
These days, testing is easier said than done, with long lines stretching out at testing sites all over the state.

Duration:00:07:30

For The Love Of Apples: Baking With And Enjoying New England's Favorite Fruit

11/25/2020
Amy Traverso is the senior food editor at Yankee magazine. She's also an unabashed apple fan, and the author of a newly revised and updated "The Apple Lover's Cookbook." She takes listener calls on how to identify apples, buy them and how to eat and cook with them.

Duration:00:21:13

Dr. Anthony Fauci Makes The Case For The Vaccine To Roxbury

11/25/2020
As the promise of a coronavirus vaccine becomes more of a reality, not everyone is ready or willing to take a vaccine. Recent studies find that people of color are the most hesitant right now to take the vaccine.

Duration:00:14:12

A Special Thanksgiving Edition Of Radio Boston, Focused On Family And Food

11/25/2020
We join local chefs, restaurateurs and authors in the kitchen and at the table to talk about family and food.

Duration:00:58:29

Toni Tipton-Martin Brings The Bonds Created By Food To Cook's Country

11/24/2020
Tipton-Martin is the first person of color to lead an America's Test Kitchen publication as editor in chief.

Duration:00:16:14

This Thanksgiving, Helping Those In Need Takes On A New Meaning

11/24/2020
Plus, we speak with the new editor of Cook's Country magazine.

Duration:00:47:07

Emerson College Professor Jerald Walker On Latest Collection, 'How To Make A Slave'

11/24/2020
We welcome Jerald Walker, a Professor of Creative Writing at Emerson College, to talk about his latest collection of essays, "How To Make A Slave."

Duration:00:14:55

Coast Guard Continues Search For Fishing Vessel Off Coast Of Provincetown

11/24/2020
We hear from Petty Officer Ryan Noel with the U.S. Coast Guard and from Ben Martens, Executive Director of the Maine Coast Fisherman Association.

Duration:00:07:48

Making Difficult Thanksgiving Decisions, And Managing The Consequences

11/23/2020
We take listener calls with Meredith Goldstein, who runs The Boston Globe's "Love Letters" advice column and podcast, and Omar Ruiz, a licensed family therapist at TalkThinkThrive, a team of Newton-Wellesley therapists.

Duration:00:17:56

Thanksgiving Collides With Coronavirus, As Massachusetts Cases Surge

11/23/2020
Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone joins us to talk about how his community is preparing for this surge of the virus.

Duration:00:11:14

A Secret Blacklist Of Police In New Hampshire

11/23/2020
In New Hampshire, there's a statewide list prosecutors keep about police whose past conduct may disqualify them from testifying in court. It's been secret, but now, there's a legal battle underway to make it public.

Duration:00:11:15

Thanksgiving Is On A Collision Course With The Coronavirus

11/23/2020
Plus: Eight months into this pandemic, the future of Boston's hospitality industry is still uncertain. That uncertainty is weighing heavily on people like Marta McClung. McClung, who worked in housekeeping at the Omni Parker House, fears that her position could be gone forever.

Duration:00:47:52

Living Through Corona: A Hotel Worker Fears Losing Her Job For Good

11/23/2020
We talk with Marta McClung about living with the fear that her job is gone forever.

Duration:00:07:16

Week In Review: State Parties, Dire Thanksgiving Warnings, State House Outbreak

11/20/2020
We take listener calls on the future of both state parties, the coronavirus outbreak at the State House, and increasingly dire warnings about gathering for Thanksgiving.

Duration:00:33:35

Rep. Ayanna Pressley On Her Legislative Priorities And The Future Of The Democratic Party

11/20/2020
We check in with Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley on her legislative priorities for her second term, the ongoing tension between moderate and progressive Democrats, and how she's reflecting on our current moment.

Duration:00:13:52

Week In Review: Mass. State Parties In Flux, Dire Warnings About Thanksgiving

11/20/2020
Plus: We start the hour with Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley.

Duration:00:47:28