John F. Kennedy Jr. on a U.S. postage stamp from 1964

Credit: U.S. Post Office Bureau of Engraving and Printing

BPR Full Show Post: 05/15

May 15, 2017
  • Mike Astrue and Steve Kerrigan joined Jim and Margery to explain the implications of Comey's firing and other politics headlines.
  • We opened up the lines to you to hear what you think about President Trump's suggestion to end White House press briefings.
  • News analyst Charlie Sennott gave us his thoughts on the growing tension in North Korea.
  • Author Dennis Lehane came in to talk about his new book, "Since We Fell."
  • Stephen Kennedy Smith and Doug Brinkley, editors of the new book about JFK in celebration of his 100th birthday, "JFK: A Vision For America," talked about his legacy and how the presidency has changed.
  • We took your calls about a Canadian cafe that's cutting the wifi to try and encourage more face-to-face conversation.
  • TV expert Bob Thompson gave us his best and worst picks for the week and talked about a recent controversy surrounding Chris Matthews.


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