Today on Boston Public Radio:
We began the show by asking listeners about the year-long suspension of Celtics coach Ime Udoka.
Juliette Kayyem delved into the latest from “Infowars’” Alex Jones’ trial, former President Donald Trump’s recent spring of bad headlines — including his seeming support for QAnon and the fraud lawsuit against him and some of his children. Kayyem was the assistant secretary for Homeland Security under former President Barack Obama, and is the faculty chair of the Homeland Security program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Her new book is “The Devil Never Sleeps: Learning to Live in an Age of Disasters.”
David Abel discussed his latest reporting, including Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s new forestry plan to increase the city’s tree canopy and railroad companies in Massachusetts bulldozing thousands of trees. Abel is a Pulitzer Prize–winning writer who covers the environment for the Boston Globe.
Christopher Muther talked about his travel reporting, including new luxury RV parks in Boston, Pete Buttigieg’s potential air travel reforms, a train in the works that could connect Boston and Montreal, plus Liverpool culture — beyond the Beatles. Muther is a travel writer for the Boston Globe.
Zurin Villanueva and Ann Nesby from the cast of “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical” shared their experience with the show so far, and how Turner’s music has impacted their lives. Zurin plays Tina Turner in the show, Ann plays the role of Tina’s grandmother.
Kevin O’Connor and Tom Silva from “This Old House” joined us ahead of the premiere of their 44th season to talk about the upcoming season and answer listener questions. O’Connor is the host of “This Old House,” and Silva is the show’s longtime general contractor.