Today on Boston Public Radio:
We started off by talking with listeners about your impressions from Tuesday night’s presidential debate.
Rep. Seth Moulton offered his impressions of Tuesday night’s debate, discussed the newly published report from Congress' Future of Defense Task Force on shortcomings with U.S. national defense, and reflected on his initiative to establish a national three-digit suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline.
Juliette Kayyem weighed in on Tuesday’s debate, looming challenges in distributing an eventual COVID-19 vaccine, and deeper national security risks revealed in the New York Times report on President Trump's tax returns. Kayyem is a CNN analyst, former assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and Faculty Chair of the Homeland Security Program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Art Caplan discussed whether doctors should have political conversations with their patients, as well as what he described as “reckless” development of coronavirus vaccines in China, and a rise in U.S. parents who say they won't have their kids get a flu shot this fall. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Chair, and the director of the division of medical ethics at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
Chasten Buttigieg, husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, gave his take on Tuesday’s chaotic presidential debate, and spoke in depth about his newly published memoir, “I Have Something to Tell You."
Christopher Muther discussed Maine’s lift on restrictions for travelers coming from Massachusetts, interstate traveler animosity, and his experience sharing a hotel with quarantined college students. Muther is a Boston Globe travel columnist and travel writer.
Closing out the show, we returned to listeners to talk about Tuesday's presidential debate.