The Emily Rooney Show 6/07/10
Firefighter Contract Talks Continue: At the urging of the City Council, Boston firefighters have returned to the bargaining table in an effort to strike an accord over a contentious arbitration award. The Boston Municipal Research Bureau’s Sam Tyler and Former City Councilor Michael Flaherty join us.
WAR: Sebastian Junger will be here to discuss his new book, War. For fifteen months, the best selling author followed a single army platoon based in a remote outpost in Afghanistan. His goal: to convey what soldiers experience day in, day out, what war is really like.
The Gulf Oil Spill, Before And After: MIT graduate student Jeffrey Warren explains how he’s using cheap cameras affixed to kites and balloons to track the gulf oil spill. Read more about the project here.