Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • We opened the show by asking our listeners: With Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's announcement that he's running for president, is the field of Democrats an embarrassment of riches, or just an embarrassment?
  • Sports authority Trenni Kusnierek stopped by the WGBH studio at the Boston Public Library to discuss the revelation that women athletes have struggled to maintain sponsorship deals while pregnant. Kusnierek is an anchor and reporter with NBC Sports Boston.
  • NPR investigative reporter Laura Sullivan briefed us on her new Frontline documentary that gives an inside look into President Donald Trump's trade war with China.
  • Food writer Corby Kummer talked through a Rhode Island school district's decision to offer jelly sandwiches instead of hot meals to students with lunch debt, and the swift and strong backlash that forced officials to drop the policy. He’s a senior editor at The Atlantic, an award winning food writer and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition and Policy.
  • CNN's chief National Correspondent John King discussed the latest headlines out of the vast field of Democratic candidates for president, and other political headlines. King hosts of Inside Politics, which you can catch Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. and weekdays at 12 p.m.
  • Alex Beam dug into an "eruditely fascinating" report in The Atlantic that the bard himself, William Shakespeare may have, in fact, been a woman. Beam is a Boston Globe columnist whose latest book is “The Feud: Vladimir Nabakov, Edmund Wilson and the End of a Beautiful Friendship.”