Today on Boston Public Radio:
– Media maven Sue O’Connell talked about the new tell-all book on the Trump family written by the president’s niece, and the decision by The Dixie Chicks to change their name to The Chicks.
– We opened lines to hear listeners' thoughts on the president’s response to the ongoing pandemic.
– We aired live audio from Gov. Charlie Baker’s Friday press conference.
– Boston Mayor Marty Walsh called in for our monthly edition of “Ask the Mayor.”
– WGBH Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen reviewed Jon Stewart’s “Irresistible,” and discussed a Provincetown art exhibit honoring the life of local icon and art collector Napi Van Dereck.
– Under the Radar host Callie Crossley talked about the real meaning of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On," and a recent string of white celebrities apologizing for their use of blackface.
– We opened lines to talk with listeners about Vice President Mike Pence’s Friday assertion that the U.S. is making "truly remarkable progress" with COVID-19, despite the current resurgence of cases.