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7/6/12 | Summer Reads

7/6/2012
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We hear from area authors and literary insiders who reveal whats on their summer reading lists. Plus we open up the phone lines and take your recommendations.

Duration: 00:52:45


7/5/12 | National Debt

7/5/2012
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Kara Miller hosts and were joined by the authors of White House Burning Simon Johnson and James Kuak which argues that the national debt is eating away at Americas future and that the consequences will be dire.

Duration: 00:48:59


7/4/12 | The Queen; Downton Abbey

7/4/2012
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In honor of Independence Day, we aired a special rewind episode about Elizabeth the Queen, followed by our interview with Masterpiece Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton on Downton Abbeys success and how she plans to stay on top.

Duration: 00:56:58


7/3/12 | Tom Hamilton; Dan Bern

7/3/2012
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In an all rock and roll episode, we reaired an interview with Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton and our resident provocateur Steve Almond returns with an in-studio performance by Dan Bern and his backing band, Common Rotation.

Duration: 00:49:00


7/2/12 | Science Vs. Spirituality

7/2/2012
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On todays special rewind episode with Kara Miller, two of our generations great thinkers Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow debate the fundamental questions that define the human experience.

Duration: 00:52:54


6/29/12 | Week In Review

6/29/2012
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Political analyst Avi Nelson, former state treasurer Shannon OBrien and Innovation Hub host Kara Miller convene to discuss this week in the news.

Duration: 00:52:47


6/28/12 | Affordable Care Act Upheld

6/28/2012
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Weve brought in political, legal and medical experts Jonathan Gruber, MIT economics professor with a focus on the areas of public finance and health economics, David Kravitz, blogger at Blue Mass Group and former clerk under Justice Sandra Day OConnor, Dr. Harry Selker, executive director of the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center, and former Lietenant Governor Kerry Healey to sort through what the Supreme Courts decision and what it means for...

Duration: 00:52:46


6/27/12 | Having It All; The Future Of Boston

6/27/2012
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We ask Boston Globe columnist and mother Joanna Weiss to respond to Anne-Marie Slaughters controversial Atlantic article. Then the Future Boston Alliance joins us in the studio with their plan to renew Bostons cultural landscape.

Duration: 00:52:45


6/26/12 | Whitey Bulger; Life Without Parole; Dental Care Crisis

6/26/2012
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We ask Brian Gutman, head of The Massachusetts Coalition for the Fair Sentencing of Juveniles and juvenile justice policy advocate, and Barbara Kaban, director of research and policy at the Childrens Law Center, "What does the Supreme Courts precedent mean for the over sixty people in Massachusetts serving life sentences for crimes committed when they were teenagers?" Then, Donald Stern, senior counsel in the litigation department at Cooley, LLP, comments on Whiteys plea to delay his...

Duration: 00:52:43


6/25/12 | Politics, As Usual; Seniority

6/25/2012
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Immigration, SCOTUS and Sal DiMasi. Its politics, as usual with two of greater Bostons heavyhitters: Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi and deputy chairman of the Massachusetts GOP Peter Blute. Then, pending state legislation will remove seniority from being the deciding factor in teacher hires, spawning a range of reactions from teachers and unions.

Duration: 00:52:44


6/22/12 | Week In Review

6/22/2012
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Denterlein PRs public affairs professional Terence Burke, host of WGBHs Innovation Hub Kara Miller, and Peter Gelzinis, Boston Herald columnist turn up the heat on the weeks biggest headlines.

Duration: 00:52:44


6/21/12 | Speaking Styles; Sal DiMasi

6/21/2012
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Steve Huggard, attorney and government accountability watchdog, explains why the prison system isnt designed to care for the ill. Then, two experts one a professional speech coach and the other a psychologist and scholar of body language analyze candidates speaking styles.

Duration: 00:52:44


6/20/12 | Corpse Flower; Cursing; Corby Kummer

6/20/2012
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Zoo New Englands horticuluralist describes the aromatic blossom. Then, inspired by the Middleborough swearing ban, we ask two experts how did profanity develop and why do we use it? And Corby Kummer shares his insights into Cambridges propose soda ban, dining al fresco and more.

Duration: 00:52:46


6/19/12 | The Moment; First Time Home Buying

6/19/2012
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Larry Smith of Smith magazine talks to us about his new book, The Moment. Michael Nichols, Trisha McCarthy and Tom Gleason give us insight into buying your first home.

Duration: 00:52:46


6/18/12 | Politics, As Usual; Everything Money

6/18/2012
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David Kravitz of Blue Mass Group, Rob Eno of Red Mass Group, and economist Richard Parker discuss developments in Greece and locally. Then our personal finance maven Sheryl Marshall gives you the skinny on whether to buy or lease your next vehicle.

Duration: 00:52:54


6/15/12 | Week In Review

6/14/2012
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Three local journalists Dave Wedge, Joanna Weiss and R.B. Scott weigh in on the week that was.

Duration: 00:52:45


6/13/12 | Military Suicide; Regret

6/12/2012
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Associated Press correspondent Robert Burns, Boston Globe columnist Juliette Kayyem, and Kim Ruocco, director of TAPS suicide prevention program, discuss the shockingly high rate of suicide amongst active duty troops. Then, everyone has them but what purpose do they serve? We ask a journalist, a rabbi and a philsopher to teach us about the role of regrets.

Duration: 00:52:42


6/12/12 | Apple Announcements; Social Studies

6/11/2012
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Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe tech reporter, gives us his take on Apples recent announcements, the Windows phone and Verizons new data plans. Then our social etiquette guru Robin Abrahams answers all your questions about summer getaways.

Duration: 00:52:45


6/11/12 | Politics, As Usual; Tom Hamilton

6/10/2012
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Regular contributors Avi Nelson and Scott Lang discuss the major developments in local and national politics. Then Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton joins us to talk about going on tour again with his band mates of 40 years.

Duration: 00:52:45


6/8/12 | Week In Review

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Duration: 00:52:43

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