Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Jennifer Braceras and Steve Kerrigan joined us for our political round table. Braceras is a political columnist, senior fellow with the Independent Women’s Forum, and a former Commissioner of the United States Commission on Civil Rights. Kerrigan is president and co-founder of the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund, and former CEO of the DNC.
  • Charlie Sennott discussed the death of ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Sennott is a WGBH News Analyst and CEO of the GroundTruth Project.
  • MIT economist and Affordable Care Act architect Jonathan Gruber discussed Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s Medicare for All plan and the possible ways she might finance it.
  • We opened our lines to callers to hear your thoughts on Medicare For All.
  • Reverends Irene Monroe and Emmett Price, hosts of WGBH’s All Rev’d Up, discussed newly uncovered links to slavery at Boston’s Old North Church, as well as rapper Kanye West's latest gospel-inspired album, “Jesus Is King.”
  • TV critic Bob Thompson reviewed the latest season of Netflix’s “BoJack Horseman” and commemorated the 10 year anniversary of the Balloon Boy debacle.
  • We re-opened lines to callers to hear your thoughts on whether Halloween ought to be moved to the last Saturday of October.