Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • In the cutthroat world of Boston sports, it can only take one mistake to ruin a legacy. Former Red Sox player Bill Buckner spent years being ridiculed by fans and the media for an error during the 1986 World Series, not to be embraced for the great player he was until decades later. We opened up the phone lines to hear about other stories of legacy-tarnishing mess ups.
  • NBC Sports Boston reporter Trenni Kusnierek discussed the legacy of Red Sox player Bill Buckner, who died over the weekend.
  • Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum discussed a flu quarantine at a government detention center, which resulted in it being shut down.
  • Food writer Corby Kummer examined the effect of President Donald Trump's bailout for soybean farmers, in the context of the trade war with China.
  • Jill Shah, president of the Shah Family Foundation, and filmmaker Fiona Turner discussed their new film "Eat Up," which chronicles Shah's efforts to promote healthier lunches in the Boston Public Schools.
  • John King ran through the latest in national politics. King is CNN's chief national correspondent and host of Inside Politics.
  • Journalist Ben Mezrich joined us to discuss his latest book "Bitcoin Billionaires," which details how the Winklevoss twins made a fortune on cryptocurrency.