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Boston Public Radio | July 30, 2018

BPR Full Show: 7/30/2018

Delta Air Lines and Delta Connection
This Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, photo shows Delta Air Lines and Delta Connection jets at Terminal A at Logan International Airport in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Boston Public Radio | July 30, 2018
  • Former Massachusetts Treasurer Shannon O'Brien and political analyst Charlie Chieppo took on the week's headlines.
  • Charlie Sennott, executive director of The GroundTruth Project, discussed President Donald Trump's meeting with the prime minister of Italy.
  • Reporter Wes Lowery explained his latest investigation, "An Unequal Justice," about low arrest rates for homicides with black victims.
  • We asked you about "Quiet Skies," the secret TSA program that targets and tracks travelers.
  • Television expert Bob Thompson gave us his review of a new PBS documentary about Red Sox legend Ted Williams.
  • We asked you about the state legislature dropping a statewide plastic bag ban. Are you disappointed that Massachusetts isn't leading on this issue? Or are you relieved that the ban was bagged?
  • Poet Richard Blanco shared Zip Odes — short poems about neighborhoods written and submitted by BPR listeners.
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