Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • We opened up the lines and asked listeners about the controversy over the U.S. Women's Soccer Team celebrating its high-scoring win against Thailand. Is criticism of the team sexism in action?
  • Trenni Kusnierek, reporter and anchor at NBC Sports Boston, weighed in on that and other sports headlines.
  • Kade Crockford, director of the Technology for Liberty Program at the ACLU of Massachusetts, talked about the launch of the ACLU’s campaign to regulate facial recognition technology.
  • Lawyer Ruth Greenberg, the head of the compassionate release pop-up clinic at Boston University, discussed why the state's Department of Corrections is failing to grant more terminally-ill prisoners compassionate release.
  • Actor Ed Asner of "Up" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" shared his new play, "God Help Us."
  • John King, CNN's Chief National Correspondent and host of "Inside Politics," updated us on the latest national news.
  • It's the 80th anniversary of "The Wizard Of Oz." Joining us with his reflections was Ryan Landry: playwright, lyricist, actor and founder of theGold Dust Orphans theatrical company.