Tuesday’s Show

Former Atlanta Mayor Says Olympics Were A Boon To The City

Young argues that the Atlanta Olympics sparked billions of dollars in investment and development, expanded affordable housing and extended Atlanta’s civil rights legacy.

A History Of Black Holes From Improbability To Central Question In The Universe

Black holes are among the most bizarre and mysterious of celestial objects. But for decades, many scientists outright dismissed black holes, saying the idea was too preposterous to even consider.

Longest-Serving Mayor In Mass., Michael McGlynn Of Medford, Won’t Seek 15th Term

The first thing you learn about Michael McGlynn is that he loves being mayor of Medford. He’s been at the job since 1987.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Veterans Find Comradery Of War In Hike Along Northeast Corridor

The documentary “The Last Patrol” by Sebastian Junger is a meditation on war and coming home, following Junger and two veterans as they hike along the railroad lines of the Northeast Corridor.

Medford Veteran Recalls World War II

Edward Clark shares his experience of going to war and finding his place in the world once he returns home in a trilogy of autobiographies called “A Man from Ohio.”

Using Nature’s Signals To Find Your Way

After nearly get lost in a kayak on a foggy day, John Huth taught himself navigation through purely environmental cues.

Keeping The Esplanade Clean With Border Collies

What’s the secret to keeping the Esplanade clear of geese poop? Chase them away, twice a day, with border collies.

‘Cape Cod Modern’ Tells The Story Of A Hidden Architectural Community

We speak to the co-authors of “Cape Cod Modern” about the community of American bohemians and Europeans who built modern houses in the woods of the Outer Cape in the mid-20th century.

Farm To Fork: Island Creek Oysters

We visit Island Creek Oysters in Duxbury as part of our “Farm to Fork” series.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Week In Review: MBTA, Boston 2024 Leadership, Missing BPL Prints

Jim Stergios and Dante Ramos join us to discuss the week’s news.

Remembering Waltham-Based Poet Franz Wright

We’re remembering the Waltham-based, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Franz Wright, who died last week at the age of 62.

In Her Latest Cookbook, Flour Bakery’s Joanne Chang Makes Life Sweet With Less Sugar

Joanne Chang has coined a great phrase: “Make life sweeter, eat dessert first,” but now she’s added the challenge to make life sweet with less sugar.

Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and bring us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3.

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