Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Charlie Chieppo and Jennifer Braceras joined us for a political roundtable. Chieppo is principal of Chieppo Strategies and senior fellow at Governing and at the Pioneer Institute. Braceras is a political columnist, director of the Center for Law & Liberty at the Independent Women's Forum, and a former Commissioner of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
  • We spoke with WGBH News Analyst Charlie Sennott about the resignation of U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, one of a string of resignations in President Donald Trump's cabinet.
  • Pat and Tammy McLeod joined us to discuss their new book, "Hit Hard: One Family's Journey of Letting Go of What Was — And Learning to Live Well with What Is," about their son's traumatic brain injury, which he sustained while playing football.
  • We opened the lines to take listener calls about the news that convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide while in jail.
  • Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III joined us for another edition of All Rev'd Up to discuss the legacy of late author Toni Morrison.
  • Michael Maso, executive director of the Huntington Theater, discussed the theater's upcoming renovations.
  • Media scholar Bob Thompson previewed this year's Emmy Awards. Thompson is founding director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture and a trustee professor of television and popular culture at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.