BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:14 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

BPR: Guns On The Common, Airline Goes Pay-What-You-Weigh, Kerouac On The Big Screen

On BPR, Jim and Margery talked about Wednesday's gun demonstration in the Boston Common, and explored the implications of new regulations and personal freedoms.
On BPR, Jim and Margery talked about Wednesday's gun demonstration in the Boston Common, and explored the implications of new regulations and personal freedoms.
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  • Pro-gun groups held a rally on the Boston Common Wednesday. Jim and Margery talk with Jim Wallace from the Gun Owners Action League.
  • Should airlines charge you based on your weight? One airline is trying it. Patrick Smith called in to talk about implementing the idea across all airlines.
  • Jay Leno will step aside to make room for Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. Jim and Margery recount the history of the show and talk about its future prospects.
  • Christopher Lydon from Radio Open Source talked about one of Lowell's finest exports — the writer Jack Kerouac.
  • Innovation Hub's Kara Miller stopped by to talk about the "skybox-ification" of our culture.
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