Today on Boston Public Radio, GBH Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen and NBC 10's Sue O'Connell filled in for Jim Braude and Margery Eagan.

Former Secretary of Public Safety Andrea Cabral discussed the latest with President Donald Trump's pardons. Then, Irish comedian Maeve Higgins talked about maintaining friendships through the pandemic.

The rest of Tuesday’s show featured re-airs of some of our favorite segments:

Norman Mineta talked about the PBS documentary of his life and career, "Norman Mineta And His Legacy: An American Story." Mineta is a former statesman who served as a cabinet secretary for Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

New Yorker writer George Packer discussed his latest book, “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke And The End Of The American Century.”

John Waters spoke about his latest book, “Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom Of A Filth Elder.” Waters is a filmmaker, writer, artist and social commentator.

Raphael Bob-Waksberg discussed his collection of short stories, "Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory." Bob-Waksberg is the creator of the animated Netflix show “Bojack Horseman.”

Ben Mezrich discussed his latest book, “Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Redemption And Betrayal.”