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BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
Thu September 12, 2013
How Do The Boston Mayoral Candidates Stack Up On Education And The Arts?
The primary for the Boston mayor's race is on September 24th, leaving only a small window of opportunity for candidates to break from the rest of the pack. This week candidates weighed in at a number of forums. David Bernstein joined Callie Crossley and Peter Kadzis — filling in for Jim and Margery — to talk about Wednesday night's teachers' forum. Jared Bowen talked about a Monday night arts forum the candidates attended.
Also on BPR:
- Thursday marks Tufts University's first annual National Dialogue on Race Day. Peniel Joseph told Callie and Peter why he organized the conference.
- Aria Weissman lost her brother Erik to an unsolved murder in Waltham in 2011. Weissman talked with Jim and Margery about her frustration about the investigation.
- Chris Lydon examined the origins of Pres. Obama's philosophy on war, peace, and his tricky position leading the world's largest military.
- Kara Miller talked about innovations that could potentially give the healthcare industry a tremendous shot in the arm.