BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:04 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Full Show: Face Transplants, Pet Surgeries, Statue Nose Jobs and The Globe's Brian McGrory

On BPR today: face transplants, pet surgeries, statue nose jobs and The Globe's Brian McGrory.

Segment 1: Should US politicians reach out to voters by speaking to them in languages other than English? Jim and Margery reviewed some of the famous of bilingual moments from well-known politicians.

Should politicians do a better job reaching out to bilingual voters?

Segment 2: Brigham and Women's Hospital recently completed another facial transplant. The patient was a Vermont woman who suffered severe facial burns at the hands of her estranged husband. Today we talked with the surgeon behind the transplant, Dr. Bohdan Pomahac.

Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Segment 3: Boston Globe Editor Brian McGrory joins Jim and Margery to talk about the latest headlines from his newspaper.

Boston Globe Editor Brian McGrory.

Segment 4: Dr. Nick Trout is a veterinary surgeon at the Angell Medical Center in Jamaica Plain. He talked to Jim and Margery about the increasing sophistication and cost of medical procedures for pets.

Dr. Nick Trout, veterinarian at Angell Medical Center in Jamaica Plain.

Segment 5: Suzanne Gänsicke is a member of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston team conducting the Juno Conservation Project. She and her team oversaw the restoration of a well known statue at the museum.

Suzanne Gänsicke from the Museum of Fine Arts.

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