Today on Boston Public Radio:
– Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey reflected on the life and career of Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants, who died on Monday.
– Deval Patrick, former Massachusetts governor and chairman of the Together Fund, called in to continue the conversation about the life and legacy of former Mass. SJC Chief Justice Gants.
– NBC Sports Boston reporter and anchor Trenni Kusnierek talked about the Patriots’ win — and Tom Brady’s loss — this past Sunday, and weighed in on the growing number of NFL and NBA players using their platform to advocate for social justice causes.
– Heather Goldstone, chief communications officer at the Woodwell Climate Research Center, discussed the link between climate change and the current string of record-setting hurricanes and wildfires in the U.S., and touched on why the COVID-19 pandemic has had a minimal impact on the climate crisis.
– Jim Aloisi and Chris Dempsey discussed potential service cuts and fare hikes for the MBTA, and Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu’s track record on transportation issues in light of news that she’s running for city mayor. Jim Aloisi is former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary, a member of the Transit Matters Board, and a contributor to Commonwealth Magazine. Chris Dempsey is the Director of Transportation for Massachusetts and former Massachusetts Assistant Secretary of Transportation.
– GBH Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen talked about the Museum of Fine Arts’ reopening, a new exhibit at Mass MoCA from artist Blane De St. Croix., and the documentary “Our Time Machine,” which was released to “virtual theaters” last Friday.
– CNN’s John King talked about the near-certain coronavirus transmission taking place at the president’s reelection rallies, and news Tuesday of a diplomatic deal reached between Israel, the U.A.E., and Bahrain.
– We opened lines to ask listeners: As museums and movie theaters reopen, do you feel comfortable returning to the great indoors?