BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
11:25 am
Wed June 19, 2013

BPR: Parsing Gomez Vs. Rep. Markey, Imperfect Foods, CNN's John King, Globe's Brian McGrory

BPR 6/19/13
Republican Gabriel Gomez, moderator R.D. Sahl, and Democrat Rep. Ed Markey.
Credit Meredith Nierman / WGBH

  • CNN's John King talked about the immigration battle in Washington, D.C.
  • Michele Simon joined Jim and Margery to talk about food manufacturers' newest strategy: preparing food "imperfectly" so that it looks homemade and more appealing to consumers. Simon is a public health lawyer and author of Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back.
  • Tuesday night Gabriel Gomez and Rep. Ed Markey faced off in their third and final debate. Jim and Margery recapped the debate highlights.
  • Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory was today's Open Mic guest.
  • WGBH's Adam Reilly gave listeners an update on the James "Whitey" Bulger trial.
  • Author Larry Tye joined Jim and Margery to talk about the new Superman movie. Tye is the author of Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Superhero.

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