Boston Public Radio http://wgbhnews.org en BPR: Valerie Plame, Mark Leibovich, Chris Matthews, Joyce Maynard http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-valerie-plame-mark-leibovich-chris-matthews-joyce-maynard-0 <ul><li>Former CIA operative <strong><a href="http://www.valerieplamewilson.com/">Valerie Plame </a></strong>talks to Jim and Margery about assuming her latest identity: novelist. Is it possible for Plame to outdo fact when it comes to writing about a fictional covert CIA ops officer? Plame says what she brings to the spy novel genre is a realistic view of what it means&nbsp; for a female agent to go undercover. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:39:34 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27922 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Valerie Plame, Mark Leibovich, Chris Matthews, Joyce Maynard BPR: Best of Open Mic with Mike Dukakis, Ray Flynn, Tom Menino, Nancy Koehn, Alex Beam http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-best-open-mic-mike-dukakis-ray-flynn-tom-menino-nancy-koehn-alex-beam <ul><li>Former Governor <strong><a href="http://www.northeastern.edu/polisci/people/full-time-faculty/michael-s-dukakis/">Mike Dukakis</a></strong> joins Jim and Margery for a sprawling conversation that gets into&nbsp;high-speed rail, Greece's health care system, and who the best looking woman on Medicare is.</li><li>Former Mayor of Boston and US Ambassador to the Vatican <strong>Ray Flynn </strong>joins Jim and Margery to talk about the future of Boston under new leadership, the hope that Pope Francis has brought to Catholics, and Flynn's days&nbsp;as a <a href="http://alumni.providence.edu/ Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 24534 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Best of Open Mic with Mike Dukakis, Ray Flynn, Tom Menino, Nancy Koehn, Alex Beam BPR: Michael Moss, Michael Pollan, Food Rituals, The Art Of The Pizza Box http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-michael-moss-michael-pollan-food-rituals-art-pizza-box <ul><li>New York Times investigative reporter <strong>Michael Moss</strong> Talks with Jim and Margery about how the food industry is hiding calories, sugar, fat, and salt where we'd least expect it (salad dressings, sliced bread, and one culprit of&nbsp; the childhood obesity epidemic: a child-targeted snack pack&nbsp; that contains 830 milligrams of sodium and 39 grams of sugar). Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:11:00 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27924 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Michael Moss, Michael Pollan, Food Rituals, The Art Of The Pizza Box Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn: Is The Invisible Hand Of The Market Choking Democracy? http://wgbhnews.org/post/harvard-historian-nancy-koehn-invisible-hand-market-choking-democracy <p><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt;"><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size:10pt;">Maybe every economist, pundit, and historian who writes a book on income inequality should dedicate his or her work to the Occupy Wall Street movement. If those protestors hadn't given us the elegant and&nbsp; powerful framework of the 99 percent versus the 1 percent, the scholarship of&nbsp; wealth disparities could have forever remained in the dark recesses of academia. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:31:27 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 21749 at http://wgbhnews.org Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn: Is The Invisible Hand Of The Market Choking Democracy? BPR: Sister Simone Campbell, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Nancy Koehn, Ben Bradlee http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-sister-simone-campbell-doris-kearns-goodwin-nancy-koehn-ben-bradlee <p></p><p></p><p>Jim Braude and Margery Eagan speak with five authors about anxiety, economics, activism, politics and baseball.</p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27923 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Sister Simone Campbell, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Nancy Koehn, Ben Bradlee BPR: Bob Mankoff, P.J. O'Rourke, Michael Norton, Dining Al Downton Abbey http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-bob-mankoff-pj-orourke-michael-norton-dining-al-downton-abbey <p></p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:51:16 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 28053 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Bob Mankoff, P.J. O'Rourke, Michael Norton, Dining Al Downton Abbey BPR: Judy Collins, Graham Nash, How To Turn Two Buck Chuck Into A Two Hundred Dollar Bottle Of Wine http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-judy-collins-graham-nash-how-turn-two-buck-chuck-two-hundred-dollar-bottle-wine-0 <p style="margin-top: 2px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 6px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; line-height: 18px; overflow-x: visible; overflow-y: visible; float: none; width: auto; list-style-position: inside; list-style-type: disc; ">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:02:26 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff & Boston 27880 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Judy Collins, Graham Nash, How To Turn Two Buck Chuck Into A Two Hundred Dollar Bottle Of Wine BPR: Laurence Tribe, Temple Grandin, Roz Chast,The Amazon Factor, From Books to Blockbusters http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-laurence-tribe-temple-grandin-roz-chastthe-amazon-factor-books-blockbusters-0 <ul><li>Harvard Law professor <a href="http://www.law.harvard.edu/faculty/directory/10899/Tribe"><strong>Laurence Tribe</strong></a> talks about his new book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Uncertain-Justice-Roberts-Court-Constitution/dp/0805099093"><em>Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution</em></a>, which is a forensic look at the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts and the dynamics among the nine "supremes."</li><li>Animal rights activist <a href="http://www.templegrandin.com/"><strong>Temple Grandin</strong></a>, joins Jim and Margery to talk about her other a Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:05:55 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27816 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Laurence Tribe, Temple Grandin, Roz Chast,The Amazon Factor, From Books to Blockbusters BPR: Errol Morris, Philippe Petit,Teller, John Waters, Leonard Nimoy's Boston http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-errol-morris-philippe-petitteller-john-waters-leonard-nimoys-boston <ul style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 2em; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 1.5em; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: none; list-style-position: inside; list-style-image: initial; position: relative; top: 0px; left: 1em; text-indent: -12px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; "><li style="margin-top: 2px; margin-right: 0px Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:48:39 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27789 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Errol Morris, Philippe Petit,Teller, John Waters, Leonard Nimoy's Boston In Praise Of Faint Praise http://wgbhnews.org/post/praise-faint-praise <p></p><p>Are you ready to read the most breathtakingly intelligent, lucidly written, expertly researched, and profoundly life-changing article of your entire day? Perhaps of your entire life?</p><p>Well, this isn't it.</p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:59:50 +0000 Amanda McGowan 27763 at http://wgbhnews.org In Praise Of Faint Praise BPR: Nancy Koehn, James Vrabel, Tanglewood, A Minimalist's Bar http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-nancy-koehn-james-vrabel-tanglewood-minimalists-bar <ul><li>&nbsp;Harvard Business School historian <a href="http://nancykoehn.com"><strong>Nancy Koehn</strong></a> talks to Jim and Margery about motivation.&nbsp; It turns out those motivated from within rather than by external pressures do better in life and at work. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:35:21 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27743 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Nancy Koehn, James Vrabel, Tanglewood, A Minimalist's Bar BPR: The Second Amendment,The Greatest Year For Baseball, Chef Dan Barber, Road Trip Movies http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-second-amendmentthe-greatest-year-baseball-chef-dan-barber-road-trip-movies <ul><li>Politicians, pundits and pro-gun ownership activists all turn to the Second Amendment to justify the right to bear arms. This short, awkwardly worded clause is the subject of a new book by&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.brennancenter.org/expert/michael-waldman">Michael Waldman</a></strong>, president of NYU School of Law's Brennan Center for Justice, who joins Margery Eagan and Jim Braude today to discuss the gun debate. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:29:15 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27692 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: The Second Amendment,The Greatest Year For Baseball, Chef Dan Barber, Road Trip Movies Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn On The Future of Market Basket http://wgbhnews.org/post/harvard-historian-nancy-koehn-future-market-basket <p></p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:41:15 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27634 at http://wgbhnews.org Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn On The Future of Market Basket BPR: Market Basket, Callie Crossley, Walden Media, Emily Rooney, Friday News Quiz http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-market-basket-callie-crossley-walden-media-emily-rooney-friday-news-quiz <p></p><ul><li><strong>(Starts at 1:00)</strong> Jim and Margery&nbsp;talked to <strong>Nancy Koehn</strong> about new developments surrounding the Market Basket protests. Koehn&nbsp;is a historian at Harvard Business School, and author of&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Ernest-Shackleton-Exploring-Leadership-Nancy-ebook/dp/B0077997R4">Ernest Shackleton Exploring Leadership</a>.</em></li><li><strong>(Starts at 31:20)</strong>&nbsp;WGBH's <a href="http://www.twitter.com/calliecrossley"><strong>Callie Crossley</strong></a>&nbsp;will join Jim and Margery for her regular Friday segment. Callie talked about forgotten races for state office, as well as a lawsuit filed against Whole Foods over yogurt. Callie Crossley is host of the Sunday show&nbsp;<em><a href="http://wgbhnews.org/programs/under-radar">Under the Radar with Callie Crossley</a>.</em></li><li><strong>(Starts at 50:11) Michael</strong> and <strong>Chip Flaherty</strong>&nbsp;will be back on <em>BPR</em>. The Flahertys' <a href="http://www.walden.com/">Walden Media</a> helped produce the new film&nbsp;<em>The Giver</em>, starring Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges. Here is the trailer from <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJNNugNe0Wo"><em>The Giver</em></a><em>.</em></li><li><strong>(Starts at 1:11:44)</strong> Friday's Open Mic guest will be&nbsp;<em>Greater Boston</em> and&nbsp;<em>Beat the Press</em> host <strong>Emily Rooney</strong>. Emily will offer another edition of Emily's List.</li><li><strong>(Starts at 1:30:03)</strong> On the Friday News Quiz, <strong>Maryanne O'Hara</strong> — author of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.maryanneohara.com/cascade/"><em>Cascade</em></a> — and <strong>Michael Volmar</strong> — producer of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.shoppbs.org/product/index.jsp?productId=3979051"><em>Under Quabbin&nbsp;</em></a>and curator at the <a href="http://www.fruitlands.org/">Fruitlands Museum</a> — will be the two contestants. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:53:38 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27597 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Market Basket, Callie Crossley, Walden Media, Emily Rooney, Friday News Quiz Kim Rilleau Brings Rilleau Leather Back To Provincetown http://wgbhnews.org/post/kim-rilleau-brings-rilleau-leather-back-provincetown <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lately, the headlines across New England have all been about Market Basket, the family business that imploded when the family stopped getting along. But far from the picket lines of the </span>Demoulas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> family battle, another family business is still thriving decades after its founding.</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Kim Rilleau</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joined Jim </span>Braude<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>Margery<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Eagan on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Boston Public Radio</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to talk about his family shop, </span><a href="http://rilleauleather.com/index.htm">Rilleau</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://rilleauleather.com/index.htm"> Leather</a>.&nbsp;</span>Rilleau<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a second-generation leather worker whose parents, Roger and Peggy, started a leather shop in </span>Provincetown<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Mass. Rilleau Leather makes bags, sandals, belts, and many other leather products.</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:33:52 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27580 at http://wgbhnews.org Kim Rilleau Brings Rilleau Leather Back To Provincetown BPR: Juvenile Parole, Heather Goldstone, Alex Beam, Do You Use Pencils? http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-juvenile-parole-heather-goldstone-alex-beam-do-you-use-pencils <p></p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:04:10 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27546 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Juvenile Parole, Heather Goldstone, Alex Beam, Do You Use Pencils? BPR: Market Basket, Brian McGrory, Juliette Kayyem, Art Caplan, Dr. Walter Willett http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-market-basket-brian-mcgrory-juliette-kayyem-art-caplan-dr-walter-willett <p></p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:38:54 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27493 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Market Basket, Brian McGrory, Juliette Kayyem, Art Caplan, Dr. Walter Willett 'Jane-sian Economics': Money, Marriage, And Jane Austen http://wgbhnews.org/post/jane-sian-economics-money-marriage-and-jane-austen <p></p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 21:25:36 +0000 Amanda McGowan 27471 at http://wgbhnews.org 'Jane-sian Economics': Money, Marriage, And Jane Austen Charles Sennott On The Tepid Strength of American Diplomacy In Gaza http://wgbhnews.org/post/charles-sennott-tepid-strength-american-diplomacy-gaza <p></p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:34:53 +0000 Amanda McGowan 27459 at http://wgbhnews.org Charles Sennott On The Tepid Strength of American Diplomacy In Gaza BPR: John King, Jared Bowen, Nancy Koehn, Charlie Sennott http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-john-king-jared-bowen-nancy-koehn-charlie-sennott <p></p><ul><li>CNN's <strong>John King</strong>&nbsp;talked about Democrats' plan if Hillary Clinton doesn't run in 2016. King also looked at an effort by First Ladies Laura Bush and Michelle Obama to socialize with spouses of African leaders in DC. King is the host of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/politics/inside-politics"><em>Inside Politics</em></a>, and he's chief national correspondent for CNN.</li><li><strong>Jared Bowen</strong> — host of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wgbh.org/programs/Open-Studio-With-Jared-Bowen-2162?MM=1"><em>Open Studio</em></a> on WGBH channel 2 — reviewed the latest film and stage offerings around the area. Bowen also talked about his conversation with painter Jamie Wyeth.</li><li>&nbsp;Tuesday's Open Mic guest is <a href="http://nancykoehn.com"><strong>Nancy Koehn</strong></a>. Koehn&nbsp;talked about Jane Austen, the 18th-Century novelist whose work describes wealth's effect on moral integrity in great detail. Nancy Koehn is a historian at Harvard Business School.</li><li>GlobalPost cofounder <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/staff/cm-sennott"><strong>Charlie&nbsp;Sennott</strong></a>&nbsp;assessed the bloody conflict in Gaza — both historical precedents, and possible peaceful solutions — as well as the Ukraine conflict. Charlie Sennott is heading up the <a href="http://thegroundtruthproject.org/">GroundTruth Project</a>. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:44:01 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27444 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: John King, Jared Bowen, Nancy Koehn, Charlie Sennott New Film 'Calvary' Suggests The Role Of The Good Priest Needs Resurrecting http://wgbhnews.org/post/new-film-calvary-suggests-role-good-priest-needs-resurrecting <p></p> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:06:02 +0000 Devin Karambelas 27398 at http://wgbhnews.org New Film 'Calvary' Suggests The Role Of The Good Priest Needs Resurrecting BPR: Politics, Market Basket, All Revved Up, Handshake, Priests In Movies http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-politics-market-basket-all-revved-handshake-priests-movies <p></p><ul><li><a href="http://chieppostrategies.com/"><strong>Charlie Chieppo</strong></a> and <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shannon_O'Brien"><strong>Shannon O'Brien</strong></a> joined Jim and Margery for BPR's Monday politics segment. They talked about the ongoing immigration controversy, the conviction of former Probation Department head John O'Brien, and the gubernatorial race.</li><li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aeq_q5nGcaA"><strong>Tom Trainor</strong></a> — recently fired Market Basket worker — joined Jim and Margery by phone to talk about his former company's Monday deadline for workers to return to work.</li><li>All Revved Up! Revs.<strong> <a href="http://www.twitter.com/revimonroe">Irene Monroe</a></strong> and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.twitter.com/emmettgpriceiii"><strong>Emmett G. Price III&nbsp;</strong></a>talked about the long, contentious stand of St. Frances X. Cabrini, the Scituate&nbsp;church shut down by the Boston Archdiocese whose members still maintain vigil — in protest — a decade later.</li><li>What does your handshake say about you? Jim and Margery&nbsp;talked about a new study that showed a fist bump is less "germy" than a normal handshake. What would it say if you went for the fistbump every time? What do you make of people with light handshakes, or ultra-firm grips?</li><li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/garen.daly"><strong>Garen Daly</strong></a> — film critic and mastermind behind the forthcoming documentary&nbsp;<em>The Orson Welles Complex</em> — looked at the portrayal of priests in film. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:36:04 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27395 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Politics, Market Basket, All Revved Up, Handshake, Priests In Movies BPR: Sales Tax Holiday, Councilor Tito Jackson, Stacey Lucchino, Sue O'Connell, Friday News Quiz http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-sales-tax-holiday-councilor-tito-jackson-stacey-lucchino-sue-oconnell-friday-news-quiz <p></p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:26:12 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27327 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Sales Tax Holiday, Councilor Tito Jackson, Stacey Lucchino, Sue O'Connell, Friday News Quiz BPR: O'Brien Juror Speaks Out, Mark Fisher, Jim Vrabel, Alex Beam, Kara Miller http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-obrien-juror-speaks-out-mark-fisher-jim-vrabel-alex-beam-kara-miller <p></p><p></p><p></p><ul><li>Jim and Margery talked about <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/obrien-juror-fingers-deleo-criticizes-walsh">an email Jim received</a>, from an emailer who self-identified as a juror in the trial of former Probation Department head, John O'Brien.</li><li>GOP candidate for governor <a href="http://www.markfisher2014.com"><strong>Mark Fisher</strong></a> joined Jim and Margery in Studio Three to talk about his candidacy. For more from the interview, <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/gop-gubernatorial-candidate-mark-fisher-boston-public-radio">click here</a>.</li><li><a href="https://www.umass.edu/umpress/title/peoples-history-new-boston"><strong>Jim&nbsp;Vrabel</strong></a>&nbsp;is the author of the new book&nbsp;<i><a href="http://www.amazon.com/A-Peoples-History-New-Boston/dp/1625340761">A People's History of the New Boston</a>.&nbsp;</i>The book takes on city activists in the&nbsp;1960s&nbsp;and '70s, and the outside influence they've had on the city Boston has become.</li><li><em>Boston Globe</em> columnist <a href="http://www.alexbeam.net"><strong>Alex Beam</strong></a> was Thursday's Open Mic guest. Beam talked about Jon Lester being traded away from the Red Sox, the enduring pleasure of John le Carré's&nbsp;writing, and explained the history of a particularly highly-regarded pencil in 45 seconds.</li><li><a href="http://www.twitter.com/karaemiller"><strong>Kara Miller</strong></a> —&nbsp;<em>Innovation Hub&nbsp;</em>host — joined Jim and Margery talked about ways of boosting intelligence, like learning a language and playing music. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:35:10 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27275 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: O'Brien Juror Speaks Out, Mark Fisher, Jim Vrabel, Alex Beam, Kara Miller GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Fisher On Boston Public Radio http://wgbhnews.org/post/gop-gubernatorial-candidate-mark-fisher-boston-public-radio <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gubernatorial candidate </span><a href="http://www.markfisher2014.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Mark Fisher</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> stopped by Studio Three to talk about running for governor. Fisher faces a formidable opponent in the Republican primary in the form of Charlie Baker. Fisher talked about building up his business, </span><a href="http://merchantsfabrication.com/root/html/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">Merchants Fabrication</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, in Auburn, MA. He also discussed his trouble getting on the gubernatorial ballot, his stance on immigration, and whether Massachusetts should build casinos.</span></p><p></p><p><em> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:56:57 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff & Will Roseliep 27273 at http://wgbhnews.org GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Fisher On Boston Public Radio Bringing Music Education Into The 21st Century http://wgbhnews.org/post/bringing-music-education-21st-century <p></p><p>Attention, future Coltranes and Guthries!&nbsp;<a href="http://www.berklee.edu/president" style="line-height: 1.5;">Berklee&nbsp;College of Music President Roger Brown</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joined Jim </span>Braude<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>Margery<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Eagan in Studio Three to talk about music education and how the industry is changing.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Highlights from the interview include:</p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:43:10 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27216 at http://wgbhnews.org Bringing Music Education Into The 21st Century BPR: John King, Brian McGrory, Legalize Weed?, Juliette Kayyem, Corby Kummer, Market Basket Song http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-john-king-brian-mcgrory-legalize-weed-juliette-kayyem-corby-kummer-market-basket-song <p></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:52:23 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27203 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: John King, Brian McGrory, Legalize Weed?, Juliette Kayyem, Corby Kummer, Market Basket Song Demoulas Family > King Lear: Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn On Market Basket http://wgbhnews.org/post/demoulas-family-king-lear-harvard-historian-nancy-koehn-market-basket <p></p><p>There are dysfunctional families, and then there are <em>dysfunctional&nbsp;</em>families. The Demoulas Clan -- the founders of the Market Basket grocery chain whose <a href="http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2014/06/30/deep-roots-demoulas-family-feud/fr07qh0g2xjdKb8eBTXCEO/story.html">explosive and public family feud</a> over control of the company recently culminated in the ouster of the chain's CEO, Arthur T. Demoulas -- fits squarely into the latter category.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:34:00 +0000 Amanda McGowan 27159 at http://wgbhnews.org Demoulas Family > King Lear: Harvard Historian Nancy Koehn On Market Basket BPR: Mayor Walsh, FRONTLINE, Iraq And Compulsory Service, Nancy Koehn On Market Basket http://wgbhnews.org/post/bpr-mayor-walsh-frontline-iraq-and-compulsory-service-nancy-koehn-market-basket <p></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:03:10 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27139 at http://wgbhnews.org BPR: Mayor Walsh, FRONTLINE, Iraq And Compulsory Service, Nancy Koehn On Market Basket Was John O'Brien Guilty? Marty Walsh: 'I Don't Think So' http://wgbhnews.org/post/was-john-obrien-guilty-marty-walsh-i-dont-think-so <p></p><p>Development was the topic of the hour with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who was joined by Ted Landsmark, during <em>Boston Public Radio</em>'s monthly "Ask the Mayor" segment.</p><p>Right before he joined BPR on Tuesday afternoon, Marty Walsh announced that <a href="http://wgbhnews.org/post/walsh-names-ted-landsmark-bra-board" target="_blank">Landsmark</a> will join the Board of Directors at the Boston Redevelopment Authority.</p><p>Also in this hour:</p><p><strong>21:45</strong>: On changes and audits at the BRA.</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:27:10 +0000 Boston Public Radio Staff 27158 at http://wgbhnews.org Was John O'Brien Guilty? Marty Walsh: 'I Don't Think So'