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Boston Public Radio | Nov. 19, 2018

BPR Full Show: 11/19/18

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Vatic Kuumba, of Providence, R.I., prepares to ride a BIRD electric scooter in downtown Providence. The rental vehicles began appearing in several New England cities.
Steven Senne/AP
Boston Public Radio | Nov. 19, 2018

Today on the show:

  • Joanna Weiss, editor of Experience, a magazine published by Northeastern University, and Dante Ramos, editor of the Ideas section at The Boston Globe, joined us to discuss the latest local and national political headlines.
  • The GroundTruth Project's Charlie Sennott talked about the most recent developments in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
  • T.V. expert Bob Thompson gave us his list of the best and worst shows on television.
  • ProPublica's A.C. Thompson was in the studio to talk about his new Frontline documentary on the growing threat of radical Neo-Nazi groups in America.
  • Irene Monroe and Emmett Price joined us for another edition of All Revved Up.
  • We opened the lines to hear what you thought about the prospect of electric scooters taking over the streets of Boston as the city's newest form of affordable transportation.
  • Poet Richard Blanco read some poems that helped us help better understand our lives and times.
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