Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Following Kirstjen Nielsen’s resignation, we checked in with Chuck Todd, the host and Moderator of “Meet The Press,” to check in on that and other political headlines. He’s the moderator of Meet the Press, host of Meet the Press Daily on MSNBC, and the political director for NBC News.
  • Then we opened the lines, asking our listeners about Pete Buttigieg, the young mayor of South Bend, Indiana — could he be the Democrat to beat President Donald Trump in 2020?
  • Is the public feud between Gov. Charlie Baker and Suffolk DA Rachel Rollins a sign that it’s time for a meaningful debate about criminal justice reform? Andrea Cabral joins us for that and more. Cabral is the former Suffolk County Sheriff, former secretary of Public safety, and CEO of Ascend.
  • Then, walk — don’t run — for the border. With Trump’s ever-changing definition of what it means to get “tougher” on immigration, what are migrants heading for the U.S. going to face when they get here? Ali Noorani, the executive director of the National Immigration Forum, joined us for that. His latest book is “There Goes the Neighborhood: How Communities Overcome Prejudice and Meet the Challenge of American Immigration.”
  • Astronomers captured an image of the original black hole, which is being hailed as a triumph of science. WGBH News' science correspondent, Heather Goldstone, joined us for this and other galaxy-shaking headlines. Goldstone is an expert in ocean science and a host of Living Lab Radio.
  • When people say the immigration system is broken, it seems like shorthand for a very complicated problem — a new documentary shows us what the broken immigration system really looks like. It’s called “Marcos Doesn’t Live Here Anymore” and it follows decorated Marine veteran Elizabeth Perez’s mission to reunite her family with her husband after he’s been deported. The documentary is a special presentation of Frontline, Independent Lens, and VOCES, and is directed by David Sutherland. Sutherland joined us to discuss the film, which airs Monday April 15 on WGBH and online at
  • Then we opened up the lines to ask our listeners: From TV streaming to your podcast feed, are you suffering from subscription fatigue?