BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
2:25 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

BPR: Sen. Ed Markey, Dr. Howard Koh, Jackie Jenkins-Scott, Emily Rooney, Callie Crossley, News Quiz

Wheelock College President Jackie Jenkins-Scott and Assistant Secretary of Health Dr. Howard Koh joined Jim and Margery in Studio Three.
Wheelock College President Jackie Jenkins-Scott and Assistant Secretary of Health Dr. Howard Koh joined Jim and Margery in Studio Three.
Credit Will Roseliep / WGBH News

  • Sen. Ed Markey talked to Jim and Margery about his meeting with Pope Francis. Markey and the Pope talked about the threat of climate change, and whether the Church would help raise awareness of the threat.
  • Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard K. Koh and Wheelock College President Jackie Jenkins-Scott joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan to talk about healthcare, how to cover the most vulnerable US populations, and the idea of guns as a public health hazard.
  • Emily Rooney joined Jim and Margery to talk about stepping down from her post on Greater Boston. Emily will still host Beat the Press on Fridays, and will be a special correspondent for WGBH. Emily was back for another edition of Emily's List, which she said will continue in perpetuity.
  • Callie Crossley talked about the passing of Maya Angelou and the Veterans Administration scandal. She also previewed her show, Under the Radar with Callie Crossley.
  • On the Friday News Quiz, Laura D'Asaro and Rose Wang from Six Foods competed for news quiz supremacy. D'Asaro and Wang started Six Foods as a way of turning people on to edible insects. Listen to the quiz to see if they converted Jim and Margery.

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