BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
2:36 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

BPR: Politics, Sister Simone Campbell, All Revved Up, Donald Sterling, Nick Trout

Sister Simone Campbell talked about the 2012 bus tour she and fellow nuns embarked on, called Nuns on the Bus.
Sister Simone Campbell talked about the 2012 bus tour she and fellow nuns embarked on, called Nuns on the Bus.
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  • John Nucci and Tom Keane talked politics with Jim and Margery. They looked at the casino process in Eastern Mass., the governor's race, campaign finance and medical marijuana. (Starts at 1:00)
  • Sister Simone Campbell talked to Jim and Margery about her "Nuns on the Bus" tour, which took place in 2012 to protest the budget of Congressman Paul Ryan. Sister Campbell is the author of A Nun on the Bus: How All of Us Can Create Hope, Change and Community. (Starts at 33:30)
  • All Revved Up! The Revs. Emmett Price and Irene Monroe discussed the alleged comments by LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Emmett Price is a professor of ethnomusicology and the music industry at Northeastern University. Irene Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist who writes for The Huffington Post. (Starts at 55:45)
  • What did you think about the comments that were made, allegedly, by Donald Sterling? Should the players step up and boycott the playoffs? Should NBA owners close ranks and force Sterling out? Jim and Margery took listener calls about it. (Starts at 1:20:19)
  • Nick Trout is the author of the new book Dog Gone, Back Soon, and a veterinary surgeon at Angell┬áMedical Center. You can see Dr. Trout live at the Weston Library on Wednesday, April 30th at 7 PM. (Starts at 1:37:12)

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