3:09 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Shutdown Comes To Roost In Boston As Negotiations Continue

An inscription on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Federal parks and monuments remained closed Tuesday during the government shutdown.
Credit National Park Service / Wikimedia Commons
BPR for 10/2/13

Jim Braude and Margery Eagan talked to Todd Zwillich from The Takeaway about the showdown in Washington over continuing resolutions, ObamaCare, and the federal budget. As of Tuesday afternoon, the federal government — and many federal programs — were still shut down.

See WGBH News reporter Ibby Caputo's piece on the shuttering of Boston landmarks.

Also on BPR:

  • City Councilor Felix Arroyo and Dudley Square Neighborhood Initiative Director John Barros stopped by Studio Three. Arroyo and Barros did post-mortem analysis on their mayoral campaigns, and talked about their future aspirations for office.
  • Boston Globe Editor Brian McGrory talked about the ongoing investigation into the death of Ibragim Todashev, as well as the Boston mayoral race.
  • WGBH's Jared Bowen joined Jim and Margery for a rundown of arts events.

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