BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:50 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Judy Collins Joins BPR, Plus E-Cigarettes

Jim, Margery and folk legend Judy Collins.
Credit Will Roseliep / WGBH News
BPR 3/5/14

  • The situation on the ground in Southie is fluid as the date for the St. Patrick's parade nears. Parade organizers extended and then rescinded an offer to MassEquality to march in the parade. Meanwhile, administrators from the Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Harvard, MA, pulled out due to the possibility of the LGBT community and allies marching in the parade. Jim and Margery opened the lines to listeners to ask: is all this worth it? Is it worth the investment of time, the animosity, the ongoing controversy? Is it an important battle? (Starts at 1:10)
  • Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory filled in Jim and Margery on the Globe's new paywall system, they're just-launched BetaBoston site, and other developments at the Globe. (Starts at 24:44)
  • Art Caplan, head of Medical Ethics at NYU's Langone Medical Center, talked to Jim and Margery about the medical wisdom of e-cigarettes. (Starts at 51:00)
  • Singer-songwriter Judy Collins joined Jim and Margery to talk about her PBS special, "Judy Collins: Live in Ireland." (Starts at 1:17:16)
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