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Boston, MA

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WBUR

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A new voice in Boston. Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers, artists and extraordinaries in the Hub of the universe. Spirited talk, reporting and analysis from WBUR’s team of journalists. Listen every weekday.

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@RadioBoston

Language:

English

Contact:

WBUR 890 Commonwealth Avenue Third Floor Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-1137


Episodes

Week In Review; Fall In New England

9/22/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti reviews the week's biggest headlines with Arline Isaacson and Tom Keane. We also talk about CBS's move to online streaming with this weekend's "Star Trek: Discovery." Plus, our favorite things about fall in New England.

Duration: 00:51:12


Puerto Rico; Mexico; Amazon

9/21/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti talks about recovery after Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria and Mexico City's earthquake earlier this week. We also look at the Atlantic marine monument being opened to commercial fishing and why cities are trying to woo Amazon. Plus: Our conversation with historian Erica Armstrong Dunbar whose book "Never Caught" has been long-listed for a National Book Award.

Duration: 00:50:10


Cassidy-Graham Health Care Bill; Derek Bok

9/20/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti discusses the proposed Cassidy-Graham health care plan and what's in it. We also talk to the former president of Harvard, Derek Bok, about why higher education has been slow to reform. And we discuss recent Mass. Supreme Judicial Court rulings with former federal judge Nancy Gertner. Plus: Sports with NPR's Bill Littlefield.

Duration: 00:50:10


U.S. Customs And Border Protection; Football Study

9/19/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti analyzes President Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly. We also talk to the division chief for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Swanton, VT and the ACLU on border patrol. And the author of a new study looking at youth tackle football and impaired behavior and cognitive abilities later in life.

Duration: 00:50:12


Dr. Willie Parker; Affirmative Action

9/18/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti talks to Dr. Willie Parker on his new book, "Life's Work: A Moral Argument For Choice." We also talk to Natasha Warikoo about her interviews with students at elite universities to explore how they view affirmative action. Plus: The Boston Globe's Ty Burr on the Emmys late night.

Duration: 00:50:11


Week In Review; Dark Money

9/15/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti reviews the week's biggest headlines with our panel. And we speak to Director of the Office of Campaign and Political Finance, Michael Sullivan, about dark money in politics. Plus: The changing face of Martha's Vineyard and how to protect its iconic landscape.

Duration: 00:50:12


NH Attack; Sexual Assault On Campus

9/14/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks to the uncle of the boy who was wounded after a hanging-style attack in New Hampshire. And we talk about Education Secretary Besty DeVos' changes to campus sexual assault rules. Plus: BostonomiX reporter Asma Khalid briefs us on her trip to China.

Duration: 00:50:21


'Stronger' Film; Rep. Joseph Kennedy III

9/13/2017
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Host Anthony Brooks looks at the health care spending numbers out today for Massachusetts. We also talk to Congressman Joe Kennedy in D.C. And Onaje Woodbine on his book, "Black Gods of the Asphalt." Plus: The new movie "Stronger" based on the life of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman. And sports with Bill Littlefield.

Duration: 00:50:09


Dick Lehr; Evita Casting

9/12/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti discusses the first interview with the new MBTA GM, Luis Ramirez. We also discuss the new census numbers out with the Globe's Evan Horowitz. Plus Dick Lehr on his new book, "Trell." And controversy over the casting of "Evita" at the North Shore Music Theatre.

Duration: 00:50:10


Bridgewater State Hospital; Celeste Ng

9/11/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti talks to Michael Rezendes at the Globe about his investigation into Bridgewater State Hospital. We also talk to local author Celeste Ng about her new book, "Little Fires Everywhere." Plus: The role gender plays when it comes to health care. And a trip to the MBTA Road-eo!

Duration: 00:50:13


Week In Review; Equifax Data Breach

9/8/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti reviews the week's biggest headlines with our panel. We also look at the fallout from the revelation that Equifax was hacked. And we round up our favorite things to do in fall in New England.

Duration: 00:50:14


Governor Baker In DC; Danielle Allen

9/7/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti debriefs with WBUR reporter Anthony Brooks on Governor Baker's visit to D.C. and Senator Elizabeth Warren. Plus: An extended interview with Danielle Allen, on her very personal book, "Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A." about her cousin.

Duration: 00:49:41


DACA History; Red Sox Scandal

9/6/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti looks at the last time Congress tried to pass comprehensive immigration reform. We also speak to Mass. Congresswoman Katherine Clark about DACA. Plus: Is it Spygate 2 for the Red Sox? And Kurt Andersen, host of Studio 360, on his new book, "Fantasyland."

Duration: 00:50:10


DACA Program; Negotiating Salary

9/5/2017
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Host Meghna Chakrabarti looks at the announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) will be rescinded. We also talk to Congressman Michael Capuano about his congressional agenda for the fall, DACA, and North Korea. Plus: a new report from the city on its salary negotiation workshops for women.

Duration: 00:50:09


Radio Boston Full Hour

9/4/2017
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Celebrating Poetry With Rhina Espaillat, Paul Mariani And Clint Smith

9/4/2017
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Celebrating Poetry With Rhina Espaillat, Paul Mariani And Clint Smith

Duration: 00:48:58


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9/1/2017
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8/31/2017
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8/30/2017
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8/29/2017
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