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

Republican Gabriel Gomez, moderator R.D. Sahl, and Democrat Rep. Ed Markey.
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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