BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
2:54 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

BPR: Bill McKibben on Keystone XL, Drew Bledsoe on Wine, and The Globe's Brian McGrory

Bill McKibben on Keystone XL, Drew Bledsoe on wine, and the Globe's Brian McGrory.
Bill McKibben on Keystone XL, Drew Bledsoe on wine, and the Globe's Brian McGrory.

  • Todd Zwillich - Washington correspondent for The Takeaway - joined Jim Braude and Emily Rooney to talk about a possible assault weapons ban in Congress.
  • Environmental activist Bill McKibben talked about his last story for the Boston Phoenix. McKibben wrote about the Keystone XL pipeline, and what leaders in Congress should do about it.
  • Jim and Emily talk about effective food calorie labeling.
  • Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory talked about his paper's coverage of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist.
  • Former New England Patriots quarterback - and stealth vintner - Drew Bledsoe joined Jim and Emily to talk about a new bill on Beacon Hill to allow direct wine shipping in the Bay State. Jonathan Alsop, founder of Boston Wine School, joined the conversation as well.
  • Sheryl Marshall talked about the incredible expense of weddings.

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