Boston Public Radio Full Show: 11/21/21
Today the Boston Public Radio:
We started the show by asking listeners about their experiences with Election Day and chatting with Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George about their final arguments for their candidacy as voters go to the polls.
Trenni Kusnierek discussed former Chicago Blackhawks Kyle Beach accusations against the team for mishandling his sexual assault report by former assistant coach Brad Aldrich. She also previewed the US curling team’s journey to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. Kusnierek is a presenter and reporter for NBC Sports Boston, as well as a Boston Public Radio donor.
Carol Rose weighed in on the Supreme Court’s review of Texas abortion law and how it thinks the Boston government should approach the crisis in Mass and Cass. Rose is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts ACLU.
Next, we spoke with listeners of a recent Boston Globe Report showing how racial segregation persists in Boston.
Corby kummer listeners updated on all things food, including coffee’s carbon footprint and his thoughts on Fluffernutter. Kummer is Executive Director of the Food and Social Policy Program at the Aspen Institute, Editor-in-Chief at The Atlantic, and Senior Lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
John King provided an update on Election Day politics, including issues of the Virginia gubernatorial election and the fate of President Joe Biden’s spending bill. King is CNN’s chief national correspondent and host of “Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays at noon and Sundays at 8 am.
We ended the show by asking listeners if they love or hate fluffernutter, which the Merriam-Webster dictionary recently made an official word for.