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Week in Review

Week In Review
Week in ReviewOur panel joins us for a new spin on the week that was: It sure was a short second half for Rick Santorum. Just days after declaring it was halftime in the race for the republican nomination, Rick Santorum bows out. With Mitt Romney now looking like the nominee it’s on to the next big question: Who will be his VP?! And the wheels of the justice system finally begin to turn in the Trayvon Martin case. Plus, thumbs up thumbs down … do you know what The Sultana is?

Guests:
 Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe columnist
 Dave Wedge, Boston Herald
 Michal Regunberg, Vice President at Solomon & McCown PR Firm
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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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