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

BPR 4/4/13

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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