Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Shannon O’Brien and Charlie Chieppo discussed the national and local headlines, including the latest on impeachment and Sen. Ed Markey’s pursuit of an environmental policy debate against Senate challenger Rep. Joe Kennedy. Charlie Chieppo is principal of Chieppo Strategies, Senior Fellow at the Pioneer Institute and Adjunct Professor at Suffolk University. Shannon O'Brien is former State Treasurer and Democratic nominee for governor.
  • Charlie Sennott discussed fallout from Hong Kong’s ban on face masks, Boris Johnson’s plan for Brexit, and the U.S.’ decision to pull troops from Northeast Syria. Charlie Sennott is a news analyst at WGBH, where he also heads up The GroundTruth Project."
  • We opened our lines to callers to hear their thoughts on the House impeachment proceedings.
  • TV guru Bob Thompson discussed CNN’s decision not to air an attack ad by President Trump. He also reviewed Masterpiece’s new series “PRESS," along with "El Camino," the new movie set in the Breaking Bad universe.
  • All Rev’d Up hosts Irene Monroe and Emmett G Price III discussed Brandt Jean forgiving his brother’s killer, as well as the passing of actress Diahann Carol.
  • With National Hispanic Heritage Month underway, inaugural poet Richard Blanco read a selection of self-penned poems that explore Hispanic identity.
  • Boston City Councilor At-Large Michelle Wu discussed her latest report on the benefits of disbanding the Boston Planning and Development Agency.