Attorney General candidate Maura Healey greets supporters after winning the Democratic nomination for Attorney General.

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BPR: Primary Analysis, Brian McGrory, Juliette Kayyem, Art Caplan

September 10, 2014
  • Former Romney advisor Charlie Chieppo and former Treasurer Shannon O'Brien talk to Jim and Margery about primary election results.
  • Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory joins Jim and Margery to talk about his paper's busing coverage, as well as the New York Daily News editorial decision to stop using the name of Washington's professional football team. [50.09]
  • Juliette Kayyem will be Wednesday's Open Mic guest. Kayyem will talk about Mass. election results, Pres. Obama's speech Wednesday night about ISIS, and the new head of the Veterans Administration, Robert McDonald. Kayyem is a former Mass. gubernatorial candidate, and a current contributor to CNN. [1:10:31]
  • Medical ethicist Art Caplan talks about an excess of media coverage about the ebola virus when so many other deadly and widespread diseases need equal time. Caplan will also discuss new research showing that people eat at least twice as much when watching action films than they do in less exciting ones. Art Caplan is head of the division of medical ethics at NYU's Langone Medical Center. [1:28:36]

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