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A new voice in Boston. Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers, artists and extraordinaries in the Hub of the universe. Spirited talk, reporting and analysis from WBUR’s team of journalists. Listen every weekday.

A new voice in Boston. Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers, artists and extraordinaries in the Hub of the universe. Spirited talk, reporting and analysis from WBUR’s team of journalists. Listen every weekday.
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A new voice in Boston. Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers, artists and extraordinaries in the Hub of the universe. Spirited talk, reporting and analysis from WBUR’s team of journalists. Listen every weekday.

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@RadioBoston

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WBUR 890 Commonwealth Avenue Third Floor Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-1137


Episodes

Week In Review: Impeachment, Local Headlines

1/17/2020
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Our Week In Review panelists talk impeachment news and local headlines.

Duration:00:09:58

Catching Up With Former Governor Bill Weld Ahead Of The New Hampshire Primary

1/17/2020
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Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld is campaigning in New Hampshire this week -- a key state in his attempt to challenge President Trump in the Republican presidential primary.

Duration:00:13:53

Here's What Alan Dershowitz Has Planned For Trump's Impeachment Trial

1/17/2020
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President Trump revealed the attorneys who will present his case during the the Senate impeachment trial. That list includes Harvard Law School's Alan Dershowitz, who told WBUR's Radio Boston he will focus on constitutional arguments against the impeachment and removal of Trump.

Duration:00:26:23

Harvard Professor Alan Dershowitz On Defending President Trump

1/17/2020
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Also, we talk with former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld on his campaign for president. Plus, our Week In Review panelists talk Red Sox and a harrowing kidnapping in Springfield.

Duration:00:51:29

What The Closure Of Top Of The Hub Means For Boston's Restaurant Scene

1/16/2020
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Top of the Hub in Boston is closing this year after more than five decades in business. We talk about what that means for the city's restaurant scene with Irene Li, co-owner and head chef of the Mei Mei restaurant group, and Boston University anthropology professor Merry White. We also take listener calls.

Duration:00:14:38

What's With The Rift Between Warren And Sanders?

1/16/2020
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We take listener calls on the rift between Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with our guests WBUR Senior Political Reporter Anthony Brooks and WBUR Senior News Analyst John Carroll.

Duration:00:20:26

Law Professor Noah Feldman On His Role In The Impeachment Process And What Comes Next

1/16/2020
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The Senate received impeachment articles against President Trump and the trial is now underway. We hear from Noah Feldman, a law professor at Harvard University who testified before the House Judiciary Committee hearing in December.

Duration:00:12:54

What's With The Rift Between Senators Warren And Sanders?

1/16/2020
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Plus, constitutional scholar Noah Feldman on the Senate impeachment trail, the closing of Top Of The Hub, and we visit a honey store in the North End.

Duration:00:48:23

David Gergen Served Under 4 Presidents; 2 Faced Impeachment. How Does Trump's Compare?

1/16/2020
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"We're going to tear further at the fabric that holds us together. I think make it harder for the country to heal."

Duration:00:18:53

David Gergen On The Historical Context Of Trump's Impeachment Proceedings

1/15/2020
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Plus, we break down the final Democratic presidential debate before the Iowa Caucus and what's next for the Boston Red Sox after manager Alex Cora was ousted from the team.

Duration:00:49:33

Breaking Down The Final Democratic Debate Before The Iowa Caucus

1/15/2020
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We hear from listeners, as well as our expert panel, on the major takeaways from last night's Democratic presidential primary debate and where the race stands less than three weeks away from the Iowa caucus.

Duration:00:18:57

Boston Puerto Ricans To Red Sox: 'We're Very Disappointed With The Team'

1/15/2020
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The Boston Red Sox's decision to part ways with manager Alex Cora over a sign-stealing scandal is a blow to the Puerto Rican community locally who admired the attention and contributions he brought to his native island.

Duration:00:10:44

Bullying In Mass. 10 Years After Suicide Deaths Of Phoebe Prince, Carl Walker-Hoover

1/14/2020
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We speak with WBUR's Carrie Jung and Nancy Rappaport, a child psychiatrist and an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Duration:00:20:23

Taking Stock Of Bullying In Mass. 10 Years After Suicides Of Phoebe Prince, Carl Walker-Hoover

1/14/2020
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Plus, the latest on the Red Sox cheating scandal and the mounting tensions between Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.

Duration:00:49:30

Democratic Debate Preview; Sanders Supporters Frustrated

1/14/2020
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WBUR's Anthony Brooks previews the Democratic debate and offers a look into Bernie Sanders' traction on the campaign trail.

Duration:00:10:09

Alex Cora's Future In Boston In Question After MLB Report On Sign-Stealing Scandal

1/14/2020
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has levied unprecedented penalties against the Houston Astros for using technology to steal opponents' signs during the club's 2017 World Series championship run. The league is also still investigating the 2018 Red Sox championship season after allegations surfaced of a similar scheme being utilized. What will the future hold for Red Sox manager Alex Cora, who was named as a key figure in the league's report?

Duration:00:17:53

Mayor Walsh Discusses His 2020 Agenda

1/13/2020
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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joins us in studio to discuss his agenda for 2020 and take listener calls.

Duration:00:35:56

Michelle Carter's Supreme Court Appeal Is Over

1/13/2020
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The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal filed by Michelle Carter of Plainville. Her boyfriend, Conrad Roy, killed himself in 2014 and Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging him to do so. Her team said the conviction violated Carter's First Amendment Rights.

Duration:00:07:45

Supreme Court Won't Take Up Michelle Carter's Appeal In Texting Suicide Case

1/13/2020
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Plus, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh takes listener calls and we mark 10 years since a devastating earthquake in Haiti.

Duration:00:49:38

Marking 10 Years Since A Major Earthquake Devastated Haiti

1/13/2020
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We mark the 10th anniversary of a devastating earthquake in Haiti and the way the community mobilized to help people affected.

Duration:00:04:44