Today on Boston Public Radio:
We began the show by talking with listeners about the latest news from the Jan. 6 committee hearings.
Art Caplan talked about California Gov. Gavin Newsom announcing that the state would begin manufacturing its own insulin. Caplan is the Drs. William F. and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City.
Juliette Kayyem shared her analysis on the latest news from the Jan. 6 committee hearings, and the release of surveillance video footage depicting the police response to the Uvalde school shooting. Kayyem is an analyst for CNN, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security and faculty chair of the Homeland Security program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
Corby Kummer weighed in on the end of the business lunch, and explained how some online restaurant reviews that appear to be left by customers are part of an extortion scam. 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.
Lee Feinberg and Terri Randall discussed the NOVA documentary “Ultimate Space Telescope,” and previewed what’s next for the James Webb Space Telescope. Feinberg is the Optical Telescope Element Manager for the James Webb Space Telescope at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Randall is the director of the new NOVA documentary “Ultimate Space Telescope,” which airs on GBH 2 and your local PBS station on Wednesday, July 13 at 9 p.m. EST.
Eric Deggans shared his thoughts on this year’s Emmy nominations. Deggans is NPR’s TV critic and author of the book “Race-Baiter: How the Media Wields Dangerous Words to Divide a Nation.”
We ended the show by opening phone lines, asking listeners for their thoughts on images taken by the NASA’s new telescope.