Today on Boston Public Radio:

We opened lines to talk with listeners about the idea of a one-term presidency, and whether you think it might benefit America's political system.

Lyndia Downey talked about work being done at the Pine Street Inn to empower Boston's homeless residents to vote, and how her organization is preparing for Thanksgiving during the pandemic. Downey is President and Executive Director of the Pine Street Inn, which provides permanent supportive housing, job training and placement, emergency shelter, and street outreach to more than 1,600 homeless men and women every day.

Lyndia Downey on BPR | Oct. 30, 2020

Corey Lewandowski talked about how he's feeling ahead of next Tuesday’s presidential election, and why he doesn’t believe in the constitutionality of a nationwide mask mandate. He also rebuked criticisms of President Trump’s refusal to address the QAnon conspiracy theory. Lewandowski is a senior campaign advisor for President Trump.

Corey Lewandowski on BPR | Oct. 30, 2020

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll talked about the experience of leading her city through Halloween season during the coronavirus pandemic, and discussed what’s being done to keep Witch City residents safe – and tourists at bay. She also talked about her plans for the city’s economic recovery.

Kim Driscoll on BPR | Oct. 30, 2020

Emily Rooney reflected on the passing of Travis Roy, a former hockey player-turned activist and motivational speaker. She also discussed news of the unmasked "anonymous" Trump staffer, and read a pre-election list of fixations and fulminations. Rooney is the host of GBH’s Beat the Press.

Emily Rooney on BPR | Oct. 30, 2020

Callie Crossley talked about the performance of moderator Kristen Welker at the last presidential debate, and specifically her handling of questions about race and “the talk” that nonwhite parents have with their children in the U.S. She also touched on how grocery chain Trader Joe's has managed to weather economic storm of the pandemic, and previewed Sunday’s episode of Under the Radar. Crossley is the host of GBH’s Under the Radar and Basic Black.

Callie Crossley on BPR | Oct. 30, 2020

We closed the show by opening our lines to talk with listeners about the shows, movies and music you’re taking in to offset the unease of this pre-election moment.