Today on Boston Public Radio:

David Leonard joined the show to talk about book-banning attempts across the country. Leonard has been president of the Boston Public Library since 2016.

David Leonard on BPR | Dec. 16, 2022

We opened our phone lines and heard from listeners about their thoughts on former President Donald Trump’s new line of NFTs — like this one that imagines him dressed as a wrestler, going for $99.

Callie Crossley discussed Harvard’s new president Claudine Gay, a settlement for Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend and more. Crossley is the host of GBH’s Basic Black and Under the Radar with Callie Crossley.

Callie Crossley on BPR | Dec. 17, 2022

Tony Williams and Khalid Hill from “Urban Nutcracker” joined the show to talk about the 2022 edition of their show and gave us a very special tap-dancing performance. The show runs from Dec. 17-23 at the Shubert Theatre in Boston.

Tony Williams and Khalid Hill on BPR | Dec. 17, 2022

Sue O’Connell dug into the signing of the Respect for Marriage Act by President Joe Biden, a hot-mic moment for New Zealand’s prime minister and more. O’Connell is the co-publisher of Bay Windows and South End News, and contributor to Current on NBC LX and NECN.

Sue O'Connell on BPR | Dec. 17, 2022

The Handel and Haydn Society joined us for this week’s edition of Live Music Fridays. The Handel and Hayden Society will be performing “A Baroque Christmas” this weekend.

Handel and Haydn Society on BPR | Dec. 17, 2022

We ended the show by talking with listeners about re-gifting.