Today on Boston Public Radio:
– We opened our lines to hear your take on night one of the Republican National Convention.
– NBC Sports Boston reporter and anchor Trenni Kusnierek discussed institutional racism in New England's collegiate sports, 77 false positive COVID-19 tests in the NFL, and a recent statement from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who said he should have “listened earlier” to Colin Kaepernick.
– Mass. State Senator Becca Rausch talked about the successes and setbacks of mail-in voting in Massachusetts, and responded to questions and comments from listeners.
– Ali Noorani, executive director for the National Immigration Forum, discussed unfair assumptions about foreign-born voters in the U.S., and concerns about the looming furlough of 70% of employees at the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services.
– Former New Hampshire GOP chair and Lincoln Party co-founder Jennifer Horn talked about her impressions from night one of the RNC, and her PAC’s latest anti-Trump ad, titled “Evil.”
– CNN Chief National Correspondent John King reflected on night one of the RNC, and news of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway’s exit from the Trump administration at the end of August.
– We opened our lines to talk with listeners about your experiences dealing with Monday's widespread Zoom outages.