BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:10 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

BPR: John King, Ask The Education Secretary, Nancy Koehn On Airbnb, '12 Bottle Bar'

David and Lesley Solmonson joined Jim and Margery to talk about their new book The 12 Bottle Bar.
David and Lesley Solmonson joined Jim and Margery to talk about their new book The 12 Bottle Bar.
Credit Devin Karambelas / WGBH News

  • John King — host of Inside Politics on CNN — talked about immigration, the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the Ukraine-Russia crisis, and why Massachusetts seems to produce so many presidential also-rans. (Starts at 1:00)
  • Mass. Education Secretary Matt Malone joined Jim and Margery for Ask the Secretary. Malone talked about a recent fundraiser he did which involved rappelling down the side of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston. (Starts at 27:30)
  • Harvard Business School historian Nancy Koehn talked about travel site AirBnb. Koehn is the author of Ernest Shackleton Exploring Leadership. (Starts at 1:01:49)
  • After Koehn left, Jim and Margery opened the lines to listeners to ask about Airbnb, Uber and the "shared economy" — are we getting used to using other people's stuff? (Starts at 1:26:22)
  • Lesley and David Solmonson talked about their new book, 12 Bottle BarThe two described only the essential 12 bottles needed to stock your bar. They also made a "Clipper" cocktail for Jim and Margery to try. (Starts at 1:36:28)

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