BPR Full Show 12/3/2018
Today on the show:
- Our political roundtable with former Massachusetts Treasurer Shannon O'Brien and political analyst Charlie Chieppo went over the latest headlines, including the death of former President George H.W. Bush.
- Charles Sennott, executive director of The GroundTruth Project, looked back at Bush's foreign policy successes and failures.
- We opened up the lines and asked you: What's your take on former President George H.W. Bush and his legacy?
- Author Susan Orlean discussed "The Library Book," her account of a mysterious Los Angeles library fire in the 1980s and a rumination on what libraries mean for American society in a digital age.
- Reverend Irene Monroe and Reverend Emmett Price weighed in on a new study that says that white liberals "dumb down" their speech when they talk with minorities.
- Television expert Bob Thompson went over his picks for the best and worst TV of the week.
- Poet Richard Blanco shared the poetry of Ada Limón, who writes about finding meaning out of despair and hopelessness.