Today on Boston Public Radio:
We began the show by asking listeners their reactions to the news that masks are no longer required on planes and trains following a ruling yesterday from a Florida federal judge.
Trenni Kusnierek discussed Henry Richard crossing the Boston Marathon finish line nine years after his brother Martin was killed in the bombing, and the Celtics winning their first game of the NBA playoffs. Kusnierek is a reporter and anchor for NBC Sports Boston, as well as a weekly Boston Public Radio contributor.
BenDeLaCreme previewed her show in Boston tonight and shared memories from her dramatic self-elimination from season three of "RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars." BenDeLaCreme is the star of Season 6 of "Drag Race," as well as "All Stars 3." She is in town for her comedy tour “Ready to Be Committed” at Big Night Live.
Juliette Kayyem talked about gun violence becoming the leading cause of death for American children and the latest from the January 6 Commission. 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.
Jared Bowen explained NFTs and what they mean for the art world, and talked about the latest shows including “Don’t Eat the Mangoes” by Teatro Chelsea and Apollinaire Theatre Company and “20 Artists: Global Positioning,” which replaces bus shelter ads with public art. Bowen is GBH’s executive arts editor and the host of Open Studio.
John King updated listeners on the latest political headlines, including what’s at stake in the upcoming midterm elections and how President Joe Biden’s presidency will affect voting. King is CNN's Chief National Correspondent and anchor of "Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays and Sunday mornings at 8 a.m.