Today on Boston Public Radio:

We began the show by asking listeners their thoughts on the start of the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.

Trenni Kusnierek talked about new information about the 2019 shooting of retired Red Sox player David Ortiz, and number 15-seed Saint Peter's pulling off an upset over no. 2-seed Kentucky during March Madness last weekend. Kusnierek is an anchor and reporter for NBC Sports Boston. She's also a Boston Public Radio contributor.

Trenni Kusnierek on BPR | March 21, 2022

EJ Dionne weighed in on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s leadership, and the state of childcare. Dionne is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. His latest book is “Code Red: How Progressives and Moderates Can Unite to Save Our Country.”

EJ Dionne on BPR | March 21, 2022

Corby Kummer shared tips on how to make and buy Ukrainian food while supporting Ukraine, and potential concerns about lab-grown meat. Kummer is executive director of the Food and Society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Corby Kummer on BPR | March 21, 2022

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III discussed Ketanji Brown Jackson’s relationship with faith, and the CROWN act, which prohibits hair-based discrimination. Monroe is a syndicated religion columnist and the Boston voice for Detour’s African American Heritage Trail. Price is founding pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship in Allston, the Inaugural Dean of Africana Studies at Berklee College of Music. Together they host the All Rev’d Up podcast.

Revs. Irene Monroe and Emmett G. Price III on BPR | March 21, 2022

Judge Nancy Gertner previewed what to expect as the Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Judge Gertner is a retired U.S. District Judge for the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts. She’s currently a senior lecturer on law at Harvard University.

Judge Nancy Gertner on BPR | March 21, 2022

We ended the show by talking with listeners about returning to the office.