What Does President Trump’s Whiplash On Stimulus Funding Mean?
After President Trump abruptly cancelled negotiations with Democrats on a second stimulus bill Tuesday, he appeared to backtrack with calls for a standalone bill to send Americans a second round of $1,200 checks. By Wednesday, however, Trump’s tactics appeared to have changed again, with the White House prioritizing a bailout for the airline industry and the question of stimulus checks still in the air. What does this mean for the millions of Americans struggling with unemployment and the prospect of further job losses on the horizon? To discuss, Jim Braude was joined by Rep. Katherine Clark, who is vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus.

Mother Of Slain Journalist James Foley Speaks About Charges Filed Against ISIS Members Six Years Later
The Department of Justice announced charges Wednesday for two of the members of the ISIS terror cell that beheaded American hostages on camera in 2014, including journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley. Jim Braude was joined by James Foley’s mother, Diane Foley, to discuss the significance of the indictment and the upcoming trial in a civilian court in the United States.

BSO Announces Extended Contract For Music Director Andris Nelsons
The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced this week the extension of music director Andris Nelsons' contract through the 2024-2025 season. Nelsons joined Jim Braude to discuss, along with BSO President and CEO Mark Volpe, who has announced his upcoming retirement in early 2021, after 23 years in the role.