Full Boston Public Radio broadcast: May 6, 2022

Today on Boston Public Radio:

We started the show by talking to listeners about parental burnout.

District Attorney Kevin Hayden discussed his new plan on handling arrests at homeless encampments near Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard. He also shared his thoughts on Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s statement on supporting children allegedly responsible for multiple attacks around Boston Common. Hayden is the acting district attorney for Suffolk County, and he is running for election for a full term as district attorney this fall.

Callie Crossley pondered what a post-Roe v. America might look like. Wade and shared the story of Jessica Watkins, the first black woman on the International Space Station crew. Crossley welcomes GBH under the radar and basic black.

Sy Montgomery talked about his encounters with birds of prey while learning falconry. Montgomery is a journalist, naturalist and BPR contributor. Her latest book is “The Hawk’s Way: Encounters with Fierce Beauty”.

Judge Margaret Marshall discussed the unprecedented leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion that could overturn Roe v. Wade. Marshall is the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts.

Lisa Graham, Gabrielle Goodman and the Brookline Metropolitan Chorale performed live at the Boston Public Library ahead of their upcoming May 15 performance of Duke Ellington’s “Sacred Concert.” Graham is Music Director of the Metropolitan Chorale and Head of the Choral Program at Wellesley. Goodman is a soloist and professor of music at Berklee College of Music in the voice department. Goodman has performed in classical and jazz idioms with the Syracuse Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Baltimore Opera, and National Symphony. The Metropolitan Chorale is a 100-voice audition choir.

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