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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

Gov. Baker Delivers State Of The Commonwealth Address

1/21/2020
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We turn to panelists Joe Battenfeld and Marie St. Fleur for analysis after the speech.

Duration:01:12:12

What Martin Luther King Jr.'s Philosophy Of Righteousness Means For Us Today

1/20/2020
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We discuss Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s philosophy of righteousness, and what it means for our moment.

Duration:00:21:34

'My People Still Are Not Free,' Rep. Ayanna Pressley Says At 50th MLK Breakfast

1/20/2020
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Gov. Charlie Baker followed Pressley, and apologized for calling her crowd-inspiring comments a "rant."

Duration:00:04:52

The Righteous Love — And Righteous Anger — Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

1/20/2020
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Plus, ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant on the state of Black America under the Trump administration. Also, a report on a POC-owned business that sells all things honey in the North End.

Duration:00:49:48

Ivyees 'Everything Honey,' Now Closed, Was North End's First Business Owned By Person Of Color

1/20/2020
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Radio Boston's Paris Alston visited the store last year to talk with Lawson about what her presence in the North End meant. On the last day of 2019, the store closed, citing financial reasons.

Duration:00:08:29

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