BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:53 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Full Show: Rep. Michael Capuano; AG Martha Coakley; Christopher Lydon Talks About Billy Bulger

Rep. Michael Capuano; AG Martha Coakley; and Christopher Lydon Talks About Billy Bulger.

Segment 1: Congressman Michael Capuano talks about gun safety and the likelihood of gun legislation being passed in Congress.

Rep. Michael Capuano.

Segment 2: The federal Transportation Security Administration recently declared that small pocketknives and certain sporting equipment would be fine to carry on planes. Jim Braude and Margery Eagan talked with Patrick Smith — pilot, author, and proprietor of Ask The Pilot — about the changes.

Pilot Patrick Smith.

Segment 3: Attorney General Martha Coakley was the latest guest on Boston Public Radio's recurring "Ask the..." segment. She talked about the Defense of Marriage Act, the Tim Cahill civil trial, and whether or not she'll run for governor in Massachusetts.

Attorney General Martha Coakley.

Segment 4: As the trial date for Whitey Bulger nears, speculation begins as to what extent his brother — Bill Bulger, former senate president, as well as president of University of Massachusetts — may be implicated in criminal activity. Christopher Lydon, the host of Radio Open Source, joined Jim and Margery to talk about the Bulger family.

Christopher Lydon, host of Radio Open Source.

Segment 5: The Boston Globe's Chris Muther talked about his open letter to pop star Justin Bieber about droopy drawers.

Christopher Muther.

Segment 6: Edgar B. Herwick III, from the WGBH Curiosity Desk, stopped by Studio 3 to talk about Daylight Saving Time. On Sunday we collectively "spring forward."

Edgar B. Herwick III.

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