BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:06 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

BPR: NSA Surveillance, Walgreens Lobster, Friday News Quiz, Michelle Obama's Heckler

BPR 6/7/13
Headquarters for the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Maryland. Some of the NSA's phone and web surveillance methods were revealed this week.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

  • Jim Bamford, author of The Shadow Factory, talked about US surveillance and intelligence communities.
  • Callie Crossley, host of Under the Radar, talked to Jim and Margery about Michelle Obama's heckler at a D.C. fundraiser.
  • Would you eat lobster sold at Walgreens? Jim and Margery opened up the lines to hear what unlikely products and services they've seen. (Like, for instance, steaks at WalMart.)
  • Emily Rooney joined Jim and Margery for today's installment of "Emily's List."
  • Should Gov. Patrick have admitted to drinking after the Boston Marathon manhunt ended? Jim and Margery┬ádiscussed.
  • On our Friday News Quiz, Jim Boticelli from the blog Dirty Old Boston faced off against nightlife photographer Bill Brett.

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