20141217.mp3

  • It's entirely possible that the two front-runners in 2016 could be a Bush and a Clinton. Does America need to move beyond political dynasties?
  • Brian McGrory discusses the Globe's relationship with Boston.com vis-à-vis their recent reporting errors and the fact that the Globe's staff still hasn't seen any financial information from the 2024 Olympic Bid team. [29:10]
  • Juliette Kayyem discusses gun control after Sandy Hook, Obama's new Cuba policy, and the implications of the Sony hackers. Then we talk to you to see what you think about the decision to cancel "The Interview's" New York premier. [53:00] >>Read more here.
  • Art Caplan updates us on Obama's new Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy,  the looser lunch rules in the spending bill, and why Beth Daley's report on prenatal testing is troubling. [1:42:26] >> Read more here.
  • Sue O'Connellon weighs in on gay Vets marching in this St. Patrick's Day Parade, and the new court case denying surgery to a transgender prisoner. [2:05:36]
  • Garen Dalyjoins us to discuss Christmas films through the ages, and we ask you for your best and worst. [2:19:16]