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Friday, Nov. 12
Week in Review

Week In Review: The Globe's Kevin Cullen sits in for Emily today with columnist Tom KeaneRegan Communications' Mariellen Burns, and social critic and attorney Wendy Kaminer. We dissect George Bush’s primetime interview with Matt Lauer--from the admissions of water boarding to the accusations of racism. And what of the congressional balance of power? With republicans set to take the reins in the house, should Speaker Nancy Pelosi stay on as minority leader or should she step aside? Congressman Michael Capuano thinks the latter, how about our panel? Plus, the missile mystery out in California, Veteran’s Day shines a light on the way we care for our returning troops, and is Kevin Garnett a jerk?
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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