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Mon June 17, 2013
BPR: Food Stamp Challenge, Martorano On The Stand, The Revolution Will Not Be (Nationally) Televised
- Jim and Margery talked politics, including Tuesday night's showdown between Rep. Ed Markey and businessman Gabriel Gomez. Scot Lehigh and Hilary Sargent joined in the discussion.
- The Department of Transitional Assistance Commissioner Stacey Monahan and Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz talked about living on $4.50 per day, the same amount as residents on food stamps.
- More high school valedictorians in Massachusetts are foreign-born. What does it say about Massachusetts, and United States, students? Callers weighed in.
- The Rev. Eugene F. Rivers III talked about a recent bleach attack aboard an MBTA bus.
- This year the Boston Pops won't be nationally televised, for the first time in over two decades. Greater Boston's Emily Rooney talked about it.
- Food writer Raymond Sokolov joined Jim and Margery to talk about his new book, Steal The Menu.
- WGBH's Adam Reilly called in with an update on the Whitey Bulger trial, including testimony by alleged Bulger associate John Martorano.