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BPR 8/9/2018

BPR Full Show: 8/9/2018

Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein during rehearsal in West Berlins Philharmonic Hall, August 22, 1977. He will conducting two concert in West Berlin with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the 27. Berlin Festival Weeks. (**Caption information on right side missing)
BPR 8/9/2018
  • Chuck Todd, host of NBC's "Meet the Press," discussed the revelation that former White House aide Omarosa Manigault secretly taped conversations with the president and other top political stories.
  • It turns out there’s a “generational pattern” that daughters do more chores, and they’re also earning smaller allowances. We opened up the lines and asked: Has this been true in your experience?
  • We looked back at conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein's life and legacy with his daughter, Jamie Bernstein.
  • Former Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral analyzed the disturbing case of a compound in New Mexico where children were being trained to commit school shootings.
  • Medical ethicist Arthur Caplan looked at the insider trading case against Congressman Chris Collins and his position on a bio-tech board and asked: Is it appropriate for members of Congress to serve on corporate boards at all?
  • Extreme weather is prodding some Republican members of Congress to take action on climate change. WCAI science editor and "Living Lab Radio" host Heather Goldstone discussed.
  • Food writer and editor Corby Kummer explained an innovative new program that will help low-income individuals pay for fresh produce.
  • We asked you about the latest troubles at the MBTA. Did you get an impromptu "tunnel tour" of the Blue Line this morning?
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