BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:03 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

BPR: Politics Roundup, CIA Insider Talks Intel Breakdowns, And White House Correspondents' Dinner

Entrance to CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Interagency cooperation has been under greater scrutiny after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Entrance to CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Interagency cooperation has been under greater scrutiny after the Boston Marathon bombings.
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  • Scot Lehigh from the Boston Globe and WGBH's Peter Kadzis run down all the latest political news, including special elections for former Senator John Kerry's seat, state Senator Jack Hart's seat, and the ever-expanding mayoral field.
  • Should we have special elections, or just leave the seats open? Listeners weighed in.
  • Jim and Margery recapped the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
  • Rev. Eugene Rivers joined Jim and Margery for his regular Monday Open Mic segment.
  • Former CIA insider Joseph Wippl talked about the difficulties of freely sharing information between US intelligence agencies. Wippl is a Professor of International Relations at Boston University.
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