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Radio Boston

Updated 5 months ago

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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

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iTunes Ratings

28 Ratings
Average Ratings
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2
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0
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Radio Boston

Updated 5 months ago

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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

Rank #1: Not Free: Stories Of Those Who Didn't Enjoy Equality, Liberty Or The Pursuit Of Happiness

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This hour, we revisit some of our best conversations that explore the stories of those who were not free, even as their nation declared its independence.

Jul 04 2018
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Rank #2: Holocaust Survivor On Family Separation, Boston Pops

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Host Anthony Brooks speaks with Israel "Izzy" Arbeiter, the founder and former president of the American Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors of Greater Boston, on the family separation policy. Plus, Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart ahead [...]

Jul 03 2018
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Rank #3: Larry Bacow, Pay Equity

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Host Anthony Brooks talks about an equal pay law went into effect over the weekend that clears up what constitutes wage discrimination. Plus, the incoming President of Harvard University Larry Bacow speaks about his vision for the school and [...]

Jul 02 2018
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Rank #4: Week In Review, Laura Perille

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Host Meghna Chakrabarti breaks down the week's top stories including the announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy's resignation. Also, we hear from Laura Perille, who will likely become the interim BPS superintendent. Plus, we listen back to a [...]

Jun 29 2018
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Rank #5: Tiger Parents, Andy Borowitz

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Host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Ryan Park on the end of the "tiger parents." Also, Boston taps nonprofit head as an interim superintendent after Tommy Chang's resignation. Plus, we hear from comedian Andy Borowitz, who writes the Borowitz [...]

Jun 28 2018
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Rank #6: Cannabis Control Commission, Ayanna Pressley

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Host Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Steve Hoffman of the Cannabis Control Commission about the roll out of legal recreational marijuana sales. Plus, what does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez victory in New York mean for Massachusetts' 7th Congressional [...]

Jun 27 2018
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Rank #7: UMass President Marty Meehan, Tommy Chang

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Host Evan Horowitz speaks with Paul Reville, a former Massachusetts Secretary of Education, and Elizabeth Reilinger, a former chair of the Boston School Committee, on Tommy Chang's resignation as Superintendent of Boston Public Schools. Plus, [...]

Jun 27 2018
49 mins
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Rank #8: Travel Ban, Mister Rogers

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Host Evan Horowitz breaks down why the Supreme Court upheld President Trump's travel ban today. Also, we speak with Brian Herr, a State Senator who has left the Republican Party. Plus, we hear from a former director of "Mister Roger's Neighborhood" [...]

Jun 26 2018
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Rank #9: Week In Review, End Of Life

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Host Deborah Becker speaks with immigration attorney Susan Church about how federal policies along the U.S.-Mexico border are affecting Massachusetts. Also, we hear from Brian Silver of UMass Medical on how he teaches doctors to talk with patients [...]

Jun 22 2018
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Rank #10: SCOTUS Decisions, MCAS Test

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Host Meghna Chakrabarti breaks down two Supreme Court decisions issued today with Massachusetts connections that could affect immigrants and on-line businesses across the country. Plus, we debate whether the MCAS test is a useful tool to measure [...]

Jun 21 2018
50 mins
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