Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • We opened lines to callers to hear your thoughts on Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate.
  • Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam discussed the passing of Alexi Leonov, the first man to walk in space.
  • National security expert Juliette Kayyem discussed the repercussions of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops from Northeast Syria, along with the latest on the House impeachment inquiry.
  • Former Suffolk County Sheriff and Secretary of Public Safety Andrea Cabral stopped by to discuss an appeal by attorneys representing Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
  • Author and naturalist Sy Montgomery discussed a recent study indicating that dog ownership may lead to a longer life, along with a so-called “karaoke parlor” phenomenon common among Humpback whales.
  • WGBH Arts Editor Jared Bowen reviewed “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead,” now showing at the Huntington Theater. He also discussed A24’s upcoming film “The Lighthouse,” and a documentary on the Cocoanut Cove fire called “Six Locked Doors."