BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
12:44 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

BPR: WGBH's Right Of Way Begins, Latest State Politics, And TV's Antiheroes

A bike rack in Copenhagen, Denmark.
A bike rack in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Credit Simon Greig / Flickr

    

  • Dorie Clark and Charlie Chieppo joined Jim and Margery to talk through all the latest political headlines. Dorie Clark is president of Clark Strategic Communications, and author of Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future. Charlie Chieppo is principal at Chieppo Strategies.
  • Monday marked the beginning of WGBH's Right of Way -- a new series about transportation and Boston's crowded streets. Jim and Margery talked with Eric Berger and Adam Auster about bike lanes in East Arlington, MA. Adam Auster is a member of the East Arlington Livable Streets Coalition. Eric Berger is chair of the East Arlington Concerned Citizens Committee.
  • Rev. Eugene Rivers was Monday's Open Mic guest.
  • Jim and Margery opened up the lines to ask callers what should be done with the body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the deceased suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Boston Globe columnist Joanna Weiss talked about why televisions antiheroes may give us a better understanding of perpetrators of heinous acts. Her new piece, in Slate, is called "Breaking Bad."

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