Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Shannon O’Brien and Charlie Chieppo discussed the latest headlines around the 2020 presidential race and the House impeachment inquiry. Charlie Chieppo is principal of Chieppo Strategies, senior fellow at the Pioneer Institute and an adjunct professor at Suffolk University. Shannon O'Brien is former State Treasurer and Democratic nominee for governor.
  • Charlie Sennott discussed President Donald Trump’s foreign policy in Lebanon, Brexit, and "The Authoritarian's Playbook," a new podcast from the GroundTruth Project. Sennott is a WGBH News Analyst and CEO of the GroundTruth Project.
  • We opened the lines to callers to ask: How do you feel about the verbal abuse of high school sports referees?
  • TV critic Bob Thompson discussed Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary special, and reviewed Apple TV’s “The Morning Show” and “Dickinson.”
  • Inaugural poet Richard Blanco discussed the vibrant world of ecopoetry.
  • Director/producer Lynn Novick, producer Sarah Botstein, and Bard Prison Initiative alum Sebastian Yoon of the new PBS documentary "College Behind Bars" stopped by to discuss the film.
  • We re-opened the lines to ask callers for their thoughts on the prison education system.