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BPR Full Show I 12/07/18

BPR Full Show: 12/7/18

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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says valuing space exploration "transforms the culture into one that values science and technology."
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BPR Full Show I 12/07/18

Today on the show:

  • We opened up the lines to hear how our listeners feel about apologies from famous people after they have been embroiled in controversy.
  • We sat down with playwright Michael Cristofer and actor Kyle Vincent Terry to discuss their play “Man in the Ring,” about the life of boxer Emile Griffith, which is running through December 22.
  • We celebrated 20 years of Beat The Press with none other than Beat The Press Host Emily Rooney.
  • Harvard Business School Professor Michael Norton and Assistant Professor Alison Wood Brooks joined us to discuss the science behind inside jokes.
  • We spoke with playwright Ryan Landry about the controversy over the classic Christmas song, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.”
  • Under The Radar Host Callie Crossley joined us for a discussion about the news of multiple sexual harassment and rape accusations against scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
  • WGBH Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen and Vice President, Director of Fine Wines, and Managing Director of Skinner Galleries Marie Keep joined us for our weekly news quiz.
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