BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:51 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

BPR: Politics, Keith Lockhart, All Revved Up, The End Of Free Bread, Philippe Petit

Margery Eagan, Philippe Petit and Jim Braude. Petit joined Jim and Margery to talk about his new book.
Credit Will Roseliep / WGBH News
BPR 5/19/14

  • Former Massachusetts State Treasurer Shannon O'Brien and Charlie Chieppo — of Chieppo Strategies — talked about problems at the Probation Department, the casino process, and the race for governor.
  • Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart stopped by Studio Three to talk with Jim and Margery about big plans the Pops has in the works for summer 2014.
  • All Revved Up! Revs. Emmett G. Price III and Irene Monroe were back to talk about Brown v. Board of Education, and a New Hampshire police commissioner's public use of a racial epithet. Price is a professor of music at Northeastern University. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist who writes for Huffington Post and Bay Windows.
  • The end of free bread? Some restaurants have phased out the free bread at the beginning of meals. Not only does the bread cost money, but it may convince diners not to order appetizers and other menu items. Diners, are you feeling cheated? Restaurant owners and managers, are you at wits' end over this?
  • Philippe Petit joined Jim and Margery in Studio Three to talk about his new book, Creativity: The Perfect Crime. Petit is best-known as the man who walked a wire between New York's Twin Towers.

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