BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
4:10 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

BPR: Former MA Chief Justice Margaret Marshall; TV's Serial Killer Obsession; Politics Roundup

BPR 3/18/13
Former Massachusetts Chief Justice Margaret Marshall, TV's serial killer obsession, and a politics roundup.

  • Charles Chieppo and Erin O'Brien joined Jim Braude and Emily Rooney to talk politics.
  • Brian Green — professor of mathematics and physics at Columbia University — explained the Higgs boson (also known as the "god particle") to Jim and Emily.
  • Should we allow Segways on sidewalks and roads in New England? The city of Boston has cracked down on the North End tour agency Boston by Segway.
  • For today's "Open Mic" Emily and Jim talked with the Rev. Eugene Rivers about the St. Patrick's Day Breakfast, Pope Francis, and the controversial former Boston Cardinal Bernard Law.
  • Margaret Marshall, the twenty-fourth Chief Justice of Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court, stopped by Studio 3 to talk about the fiftieth anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainright decision.
  • Why are audiences obsessed with serial killers? Boston Globe television critics Sarah Rodman and Matthew Gilbert joined Jim and Emily to talk about our fascination.

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