Today on Boston Public Radio:
Juliette Kayyem talked about the Sunset Park subway shooting in Brooklyn, and Elon Musk’s purchase of a major stake in Twitter. Kayyem is former assistant secretary for homeland security under President Barack Obama, and the faculty chair of the homeland-security program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Then, we asked listeners how they’re coping with rising inflation.
Simmons University President Lynn Perry Wooten discussed the state of women’s leadership ahead of the Simmons Leadership Conference, and the importance of women’s-centered colleges. Lynn Perry Wooten is the ninth president of Simmons University.
Trenni Kusnierek talked about Tiger Woods’ return to the Masters Tournament, and the death of 24-year-old NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins. Kusnierek is a reporter and anchor for NBC Sports Boston, as well as a weekly Boston Public Radio contributor.
Jared Bowen shared his thoughts on Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Boston Opera House, and his interview with Mark Wahlberg for his performance in “Father Stu.” Bowen is GBH’s executive arts editor and the host of Open Studio.
John King updated us on the latest national news headlines, focusing on a subway shooting in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park, and rising inflation. King is CNN's Chief National Correspondent and anchor of "Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays and Sunday mornings at 8 a.m.
We ended the show by asking listeners about the Boston Blooms Block Party and efforts to revitalize downtown Boston.