Boston Public Radio full show: December 28, 2021


Today the Boston Public Radio we’re on tape, bringing you some of our favorite conversations from the past few months.

Sebastien junger spoke about his latest book, “Freedom”, which examines the meaning of freedom in its many iterations. Junger is a journalist, author and filmmaker.

Sy Montgomery back for our monthly edition of “Afternoon Zoo”. She spoke of her sympathy for the humpback whale that nearly swallowed a lobster fisherman off Cape Cod, the standing fathers of the animal kingdom, and dogs learning to talk to their owners. Montgomery is a journalist, naturalist and contributor to BPR. His latest book is “The Hummingbird’s Gift: Wonder, Beauty and Renewal on Wings”.

michelle single spoke about his latest book, “What To Do With Your Money In A Crisis: A Survival Guide”. Singletary is a nationally unionized columnist for The Washington Post, whose award-winning column “The Color of Money” provides insight into the world of personal finance.

Michael moss previewed his new book and explained how some addiction experts are turning their attention to food addiction. Moss is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author. His latest book is “Hooked: Food, Free Will And How The Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions”.

Dr Marcia Chatelain discussed McDonald’s historic role in the black community and the origins of black capitalism. Dr Chatelain is Professor of History in African American Studies at Georgetown University. She is the author of “Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America,” which won a Pulitzer Prize this year for history.

Elizabeth hinton shared his research on the cycle of police and collective violence faced by black Americans, and how black communities’ responses to brutality have been characterized throughout history. Hinton is an associate professor of history in the Department of History and the Department of African American Studies at Yale. She is also a law professor at Yale Law School. His latest book is “America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s”.

Daniel Liebermann spoke about his new book on the evolution of human beings and our aversion to exercise, titled “Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved To Do Is Healthy And Rewarding”. Lieberman is a professor in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University.

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