- WGBH News's Edgar B. Herwick III was at the start of the Boston Marathon route in Hopkinton, Mass. He joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan to talk about what he saw at the starting line. Afterwards, Charles Sennott of The GroundTruth Project joined Jim and Margery. Sennott talked about the global reach and import of Boston's marquee sporting event. To attend the official GroundTruth launch party on April 21st, click here.
- Suffolk University's John Nucci and Michael Astrue — former Social Security administrator — stopped by Studio Three to talk politics. They assessed all the presidential hopefuls and wannabes up in New Hampshire over the weekend. John Nucci is vice president of communications and governmental affairs at Suffolk University. [Starts at 00:25:33]
- WGBH's Phillip Martin was at the Boston Marathon finish line to see some of the first racers cross the finish line. He talked to Jim and Margery about what he saw. [Starts at 00:42:00]
- Jim and Margery asked listeners whether they'll run the Boston Marathon — or any marathon — next year. [Starts at 00:52:45]
- Boston Marathon winner Amby Burfoot talked about his experience winning it in 1968, as well as why he still runs every year. [Starts at 01:18:10]
- The Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III joined BPR for another installment of "All Revved Up." [Starts at 01:37:09]
- TV critic Bob Thompson talked about a terrifying statue of Lucille Ball that some upstate New Yorkers want removed. Thompson also offered his best- and worst-of-the-week picks, and talked about a preponderance of swearing on television. [Starts at 01:59:29]
- To finish the show, Jim and Margery asked listeners whether they though language on TV shows, and in our normal day-to-day, has gotten too coarse. [Starts at 02:25:13]