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Monday, June 27
Political Round-Up

Political Round-Up
Whitey Bulger and Catherine GreigThe nation is still at war and the presidential campaign continues to heat up, but all we’re talking about here in Boston is the capture of James “Whitey” Bulger. Will Whitey talk? What does it mean for brother Billy Bulger? And how about the wildcard in all this, Whitey’s moll Catherine Greig? The Globe's Scot Lehigh and The Herald's Dave Wedge join us to break down the nation's political landscape. 
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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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