Boston Public Radio Full Show: September 22, 2022
Today on Boston Public Radio:
We started the show by asking listeners if recent headlines about former President Donald Trump will affect the public’s perception of him.
Susan Zalkind provided insight into his years of investigating a 2011 triple homicide in Waltham, Mass. – which, despite its brutality and its links to the Boston Marathon bombing, remains unsolved – and its recent adaptation into a documentary series. Zalkind is a freelance journalist, writer and producer. A documentary series based on his reporting, “Murders Before the Marathon”, was released on Hulu.
Andrea Cabral discussed former President Trump’s latest legal troubles and the release of Adnan Syed after two decades in prison, the subject of the “Serial” podcast launched in 2014. Cabral is the county’s former sheriff and public safety secretary of Suffolk, and former CEO of cannabis company Ascend.
Sue O’Connell shared his thoughts on the apparent spike in heating prices and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s pledge to introduce articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden. O’Connell is co-editor of Bay Windows and South End News, and contributor to Current on NBC LX and NECN.
Paul Reville spoke about how Biden’s student loan cancellation plan will affect residents of Mass., schools boycotting US News Ratings and responded to a Atlantic coin raising the question of whether the United States should postpone the schooling of boys by a year.
Meredith Goldstein and Sara Farizan joined us to talk about Farizan’s new book, “My Buddy, Killer Croc,” a young adult novel under the DC umbrella, and then Goldstein talked about the latest edition of his column: “I have a crush on a fictional character. I don’t know how to find true love. Goldstein is a feature writer for the Boston Globe, where she writes the “Love Letters” column and hosts the “Love Letters” podcast. author of several award-winning young adult novels, his most recent, “My Buddy, Killer Croc,” a mid-level graphic novel from DC Comics, was released on September 6.
We ended the show by asking listeners what they think about using human remains as compost.